Letters/Correspondence

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Response to Request for Return Home of Edward Star
May 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Edward Star to be returned to his home. Standing provides a history of Star's time at Carlisle and provides additional context around Star's request to return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Belknap Agency Chiefs to Visit East as Lever to Recruit Students
May 23, 1890 - May 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from William P. Campbell regarding a request to have a party of Chiefs from the Fort Belknap Agency visit the East with a group of incoming Carlisle students. Campbell in particular notes that this would secure a good party of girls due to the perception of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Registers of Pupils
May 26, 1890

Alfred John Standing acknowledges receipt of two Registers of Pupils advised in an Office of Indian Affairs letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Party of Students from Fort Lapwai
May 26, 1890

Alfred John Standing advises the Office of Indian Affairs that a party of students from Fort Lapwai, Idaho is interested in enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Applications and Recommendations for Two Teachers
March 29, 1890 - July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards applications and recommendations for Lillie Woolston and Jennie Cochran for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Order to Return Edward Star
May 30, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning the order to return Edward Star to the Pine Ridge Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)
May 31, 1890 - July 11, 1890

A series of twenty-three letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Increase Enrollment to 1000 Students for 1890-1891 School Year
May 31, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a plan to increase enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School from 778 students at present to 1000 at the beginning of the next year after 75 students return home. Standing provides information on which Agencies can send...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing's Views on Carlisle Accepting Party of Nez Perce Students
May 31, 1890

Alfred John Standing writes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in regards to Carlisle accepting a party of Nez Perce students. Standing writes that only the physically and mentally capable students be accepted and that they could arrive in the month of June.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 1 of 5)
June 2-9, 1890

A series of sixteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1890
June 3, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for May 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Forwards Account for Treatment of Fred Harris
June 3, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards account of E. H. Doan for the medical treatment of Fred Harris while Harris was on outing. Standing notes that Harris was brought back to Carlisle as soon as he was able to travel.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 2 of 5)
June 4-13, 1890

A series of fifteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, May 1890
June 4, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in May 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose names...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Campbell Details Difficulties in Securing Children at the Fort Belknap Agency
June 6, 1890 - June 7, 1890

William P. Campbell details difficulties in recruiting students from the Fort Belknap Agency to Alfred John Standing which was then forwarded to the Office of Indian Affairs. Campbell describes the actions taken by the head of the Mission School Father F. Eberschweiler against the Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Six Ill Students in June 1890
June 6, 1890 - June 9, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell recommends various students be returned immediately to their homes due to pulmonary consumption and scrofula.

Alfred John Standing forwards the recommendation to the Office of Indian Affairs and asks for an additional $300 to return the students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 3 of 5)
June 8-29, 1890

A series of twenty nine letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 5 of 5)
June 20, 1890 - July 21, 1890

A series of nineteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Thomas A. Metoxen to Return Home
June 29, 1890

Thomas A. Metoxen requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to return home. Metoxen notes that he came to Carlisle in September 1885 on a five year term and that his parents would like to see him this summer. In addition, he notes that he would like to return to Carlisle in the Fall.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Appoint Howard Logan as Navajo Agency Teacher
June 30, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt recommends Howard Logan, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, for a position as a teacher at the Navajo Agency for one year. Pratt notes that Logan needs to go West for his health and this opportunity also allows him the change to earn money to pay for College.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Transferring Four Students from Agency Schools
July 1, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of two boys from the Wind River School and two girls from the Fort Hall School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that as long as the students are in good health and of good character they should be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests to Use Treaty Funds to Return Big Hail and Theron Lears
July 1, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests to use the Montana Treaty Funds to pay for the return of Big Hail and Theron Lears to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Authority to Return Pupils in June 1890
July 1, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding authority to transfer pupils to their homes. Pratt notes that it was best to return the students at once and he therefore sent the students under escort. Pratt ends by writing that the amount placed to his credit just...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, June 1890
July 2, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for June 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Proposal from J. H. Seger
July 2, 1890 - July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from J. H. Seger, the head of the Seger Colony, regarding former students at the Carlisle Indian School. Seger promotes making individuals self-sufficient through the use of work harnesses and cattle. However, Pratt notes that the system will likely only...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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