These materials include telegrams and a descriptive statement of students regarding 3 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of South Dakota. The telegrams indicate that Carlisle's superintendent, Richard Henry Pratt, travelled to Pine Ridge to select students...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is leaving for the Pine Ridge Agency to recruit students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that the Office inform the Agent to forward students from schools and to give assistance.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph earlier in the day to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding his recruiting trip to the Pine Ridge Agency. Pratt notes that Agencies have a tendency to hold back students due to opening up of camp schools. As a result, Pratt asks for a more...
Richard Henry Pratt follows up his previous request to increase the assistant music teacher salary by also increasing the salary of the music teacher.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from J. H. Mateer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Indian Industrial Boarding School regarding three girls who had requested to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Mateer claims that the students now desire to wait until they receive their extra...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards estimated cost of labor and material required to build a two story office building at the Carlisle Indian School along with the specifications.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a new blacksmith and wagon shop at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt submits specifications, estimate of supplies and labor, and blueprints.
Richard Henry Pratt transmits freight bills for brooms received from the Genoa School and letters from L. C. Slavens relative to the brooms and asks for instructions.
James Wolf requests assistance from Commissioner Thomas J. Morgan to be returned to his home.
Superintendent McConville of the Fort Lapwai School informs the Office of Indian Affairs that five boys and three girls will see their parents on July 4, 1891. And that the children should start at once for the Carlisle Indian School.
Thomas J. Quinn informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he wants his nephew Henry Keoke returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Quinn notes that Keoke has spent six years at the School while his term was only for five years and as a result he has sent him money to return home if he is...
The Superintendent of the Pawnee School informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that three Pawnee students desire to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...
C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for June 1891.
Richard Henry Pratt cites the epidemic of measles and following pneumonia that caused the hospital to become overcrowded. Included in the correspondence is plans to add an additional wing to the present hospital for $1000 in material and labor.
C. R. Dixon, Carlisle Indian School Physician, requests additional information from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on a request he made for Dixon and Alice Seabrook to write up a report on the care of the sick. Dixon inquires about the parameters of the report and what format it will...
Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of an Office of Indian Affairs letter inclosing contracts between various individuals.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1892 amounting to $54,367.65 for support of the school, transportation of Indian supplies, and stock cattle.
Richard Henry Pratt provides reasons for not reappointing employees from the previous year.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipment of articles manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School and shipped to various Indian Agencies. In addition, Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipment on articles shipped by the Department for the school.
Richard Henry Pratt requests $3000 for the fiscal year in order to pay for travel and incidental expenses in the transportation of students from Carlisle to their homes and brining students to the school.
Richard Henry Pratt requests $400 for expenses incurred during the current fiscal year in traveling to visit pupils on the outing program.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a Carlisle Indian School graduate from 1889, Joe Harris, as an Assistant Printer at $240 a year.
Josiah Baird requests the return of his wife Lily Huff from the Carlisle Indian School. Baird claims that Lily was sent to the school by her father and that she has been influenced to make false claims to Richard Henry Pratt to keep her at the school.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter by Nicholas Huff regarding his daughter Lily Huff being enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he would not stand in the way of Lily being returned to her husband but that she should stay at Carlisle for a number of years before taking the...