Letters/Correspondence

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Forwarding Expense Report Related to Death of John W. Pipe
April 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards an account of expenses related to Alfred John Standing in attending to the funeral of John W. Pipe who died while on outing. Also included in the report are expenses related to Pipe's sickness, death, and burial.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Interior Secretary Disallows Carlisle Appropriation for Salaries
April 17, 1891

The Acting Secretary of the Interior disapproves using the appropriation of Carlisle Indian School to cover the expense of two clerks and one agent to obtain and record the information called for the Senate Resolution of February 13, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Make Money Available for William F. Campbell
April 17, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has received a letter from William F. Campbell regarding the assistance promised him by Office of Indian Affairs to allow him to attend the Law School at the University of Minnesota. Pratt notes that a contract was drawn up...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Expense Voucher Related to John W. Pipe
April 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt returns voucher of Alfred John Standing for $145.95 covering expenses incurred from the sickness and burial of John W. Pipe.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Ways to Bring Students from the Western Shoshone Agency
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received requests from Dr. Carlos Montezuma and the Western Shoshone Agency Agent to enroll five students from that Agency. Pratt writes that his transportation costs for the year are minimal and asks if it possible to use...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Requisition for Stationery, Fiscal Year 1891-1892
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a requisition for stationery for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 1892.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Students from the Sisseton Agency School
April 22, 1891

J. H. Meteer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Agency School, requests to transfer three students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Henry Keoke
April 30, 1891 - July 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request to return Henry Keoke to his home. Pratt provides Keoke's history at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his last letter to Keoke informing him that as he decided to go out on outing he needs to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, April 1891
May 1, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, April 1891
May 7, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during April 1891. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information and Recommendation on Eva Johnson
May 12, 1891

In response to an inquiry to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a teaching position in the Indian Service for Eva Johnson, Richard Henry Pratt provides information from E. L. Fisher as well as his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Return James Wolf
May 12, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding requests for the return home of James Wolf. Pratt notes that due to Wolf's health he should remain at Carlisle for his full term in order to take full advantage of his education. Pratt includes letters sent to the Agency...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of William Good Thunder
May 18, 1891

Andrew Good Thunder requests the return of his grandson from the Carlisle Indian School. Good Thunder notes that he is getting older and would like his grandson to help him work for him. Good Thunder concludes by saying that he will pay the return fare.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harvey Townsend Requests to be Transferred to Carlisle
May 22, 1891 - June 8, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from a former student Harvey Townsend asking to be transferred from the Albuquerque School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that when Townsend left Carlisle he indicated he would return but ended up at Albuquerque. Pratt asks that Townsend's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return William Good Thunder
May 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Andrew Good Thunder for the return of his grandson William Good Thunder. Pratt notes that he receives a number of applications of this kind that are false but that he would be willing to return Good Thunder if the Office advises him too.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Addition to Girls Building
May 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards sends plans and specifications for adding on to the girls dormitory due to only receiving half of the appropriation for the building. Pratt also discusses the need for the new building in order to eliminate crowding. Included are seven enclosures including blueprints...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, May 1891
June 2, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during April 1891. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Outing Dispute Among Locals Near Genoa, Nebraska
June 4, 1891 - June 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to correspondence regarding complaints made by labor organizations of Genoa Indian School students being used as laborers on a beet farm. Pratt suggests that the Genoa Superintendent is right but that he should focus on individual outing patrons rather than corporate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase Assistant Music Teacher Salary
June 5, 1891

Request by Richard Henry Pratt to increase the salary of the assistant music teacher to $540.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations to Fort Totten School
June 6, 1891 - June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs' he wrote to W. F. Canfield, Superintendent of the Fort Totten Training School, regarding his opinion on filling teaching positions with former students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Expenses Incurred in Treating Johnson Spencer
June 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards voucher covering the cost of treating Johnson Spencer while on outing from an attack of pneumonia.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1891
June 8, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Industrial Tin Smith Training for Wah-go-osh
June 11, 1891 - June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Henry M. Rice who discusses placing a Mille Lac Nation member in an industrial training program. Rice indicates that Wah-go-osh is quite adept at the tin smith trade but has had no formal training and would...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, 1891
June 12-20, 1891

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Recruiting Trip to Pine Ridge
June 12, 1891

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.

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

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