Letters/Correspondence

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Dixon's Comments on the Treatment of Eyes Throughout the Indian Service
November 17, 1891 - November 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards comments made by C. R. Dixon to an article on the treatment of the eyes of Indian pupils. Dixon comments that a number of the treatments recommended while sound should only be used by trained physicians. As a result he provides a few corrections for untrained nurses...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Seeds for the Carlisle Indian School
November 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various garden seeds for the school.

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Claim of Eliza Choteau Regarding Annuity Money
November 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs Thomas J. Morgan that Eliza Choteau claims she has written to the Office of Indian Affairs twice regarding annuity money owed to her and her sister. Pratt notes that Choteau is a member of the Seneca Agency of the Quapaw Agency and that both of them are at Carlisle...

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Pratt Responds to Transfer of Children From Arizona
November 20, 1891 - November 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan regarding accepting students from Arizona. Pratt states that he would not hesitate to accept children during the winter. In addition he discusses delaying their enrollment to the spring when he can send current pupils on outing to...

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Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase 110 Bushels of Apples
November 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notes that C. R. Dixon, School Physician, recommends that pupils have a liberal supply of fruit available. With the delay in dried fruit, Pratt requests authority to purchase 110 bushels of apples.

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Pratt Writes to Recommend Pine Ridge Agent be in Charge of Troops
November 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan on behalf of Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency. Brown seeks to enlist and command his own company of Indian soldiers at the Agency which Pratt approves of in order to create no disharmony between the Indian Agent and an officer in charge of...

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Update on Red Lake Party and Proposal to Send School Employee for Students
November 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that only student from the White Earth Agency has arrived at Carlisle despite his attempts to arrange transportation. Pratt further states that the student who did arrive upon his medical examination was found unfit. As a result the...

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Request of Festus Pelone to be Returned Home
November 28, 1891

Festus Pelone requests permission from Thomas J. Morgan to be returned to his home during the winter. Pelone writes that he has no money in the bank due to being unfairly punished by Richard Henry Pratt for leaving his outing.

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Scobey Objects to Letter from Pratt to Uncle of Student
December 2, 1891

C. R. A. Scobey, U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Peck Agency, writes to the Office of Indian Affairs letter objecting to a letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Smoker. Scobey claims that the Agency has sent 60 students to Carlisle and that all of the students were selected with care by the Agency...

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Comptroller Opinion on Osage Fund Paying for Students at Carlisle
December 3, 1891

B. F. Gilkeson, Comptroller in the Second Comptroller's Office, responds to Thomas J. Morgan's letter regarding using interest generated from the Osage Fund to pay for Osage students at the Carlisle Indian School. Gilkeson writes that his interpretation of the treaty holds that only uses which...

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Response to Office Letters Regarding Boiler House and Nellie Carey
December 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt replies to two Office of Indian Affairs letters regarding the construction of the Boiler House and the pay of Nellie Carey.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, November 1891
December 4, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for November 1891.

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Pratt Forwards Below Co-zed's Letter Requesting Shop
December 4, 1891 - December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Below Co-zed requesting assistance in obtaining a shop at the Kiowa Agency.

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Green Bay Agency Sending Eight Students to Carlisle
December 10, 1891

Charles S. Kelsey, U.S. Indian Agent for the Green Bay Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that eight students have departed the Agency for the Carlisle Indian School.

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Request to be Informed if Piegan Chiefs Decide to Visit Carlisle
December 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to be informed if a group of Piegan chiefs decide to visit the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he was informed that the Chiefs are visiting Washington D.C. from his students and that if they decide to visit he would like to...

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return Festus Pelone
December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request to be returned home by Festus Pelone. Pratt includes a copy of Pelone's record while at Carlisle and notes that his punishment of being on no pay is deserved and that his record means that Pratt would be...

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Pratt Responds to Scobey's Letter Regarding Student Sent by Agency
December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from C. R. A. Scobey, U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Peck Agency. Pratt writes that he was mistaken in his letter to Smoker of the identity of the student who has rarely been in school since her arrival...

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Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Fanny Bird
December 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from James Bird for the return of his daughter Fanny Bird due to his illness. Pratt notes that Fanny is only 11 but has been at the school three years and both her health and conduct are constantly improving....

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Agent Responds to Office Letter Regarding Return of Fanny Bird
December 19, 1891

Robert H. Ashley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Fanny Bird. Ashley states that her father has been getting better and that Fanny would be better of at Carlisle.

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Agency Update on Former Students Living at the Pine Ridge Agency
December 26, 1891 - January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from George LeRoy Brown, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. In Brown's letter he provides an update and a character assessment on former Carlisle Indian School students he has met.

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Pelone Reiterates Desire to be Returned Home
December 29, 1891

Festus Pelone responds to letter from Thomas J. Morgan again requesting him to be allowed to return home. Pelone states that he has only ever gotten into trouble while on outing and that he has been at Carlisle 8 years and now desires to return home.

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Pratt Forwards Expense Voucher in Return of Three Runaway Students
December 29, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of W. P. Campbell incurred in the return of three runaway students.

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Update on the Health of Students During the First Half of the 1891-1892 Year
January 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the health of students for the first half of the year to the Office of Indian Affairs. He notes that there has only been one death during the school year and there have been very few serious illnesses. Pratt notes this is likely due to the improved...

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Information Related to Sending Students to Huntingdon Reformatory
January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a conversation with Thomas J. Morgan in regards to placing students who commit crimes while attending the Carlisle Indian School at the Huntingdon Reformatory. Pratt writes that he has discussed the matter with Pennsylvania Governor Robert E. Pattison and that...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, December 1891
January 4, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1891. Dixon also includes a note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

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

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