Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Requests Action on His Leave for 1890 be Known
February 26, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that arrangements for his absence are made and requests action on his leave be known.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Positions and Salaries for Fiscal Year 1890-1891
February 27, 1890 - August 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides his proposed list of staff and their salaries for the ensuing school year in 1890-1891.

In addition, there is a letter from T. W. Blackburn who indicates various errors in Pratt's notations regarding new employees.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Possible Total Enrollment for the 1890-1891 School Year
February 27, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a prior conversation with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the number of students for the upcoming 1890-1891 school year. Pratt notes that it would likely be less than 75 students who will be returned home at the end of the school year leaving the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Send Campbell to Montana for Recruiting Students
February 27, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt proposes sending William P. Campbell to Montana in order to represent the interest of the Carlisle Indian School in selecting students. Pratt states that Campbell will be able to tell the facts about Carlisle better than others who have never been to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ L. A. Bender as Additional Clerk
February 27, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ Miss L. A. Bender as an additional clerk on the irregular rolls in order to assist with outing students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Give White Coating to Large and Small Boys Quarters
February 28, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs that when the Carlisle Indian School built the large and small boys quarters in 1887 they did not white coat the sides of the building to save money. Over time, Pratt notes, the buildings have settled and the walls are dark in color...

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

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for February 1890. Grinnell also includes a short note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Authority to Continue Paying Lease of Hocker Farm in 1890
March 3, 1890 - April 4, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards the lease of the Hocker Farm and requests it be renewed for one year beginning April 1, 1890 at the rent of $600. A copy of the lease is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Crow Agency Inquiry Into How to Obtain Students
March 5, 1890

M. P. Wyman, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, notes that the Office of Indian Affairs instruction to send 40 students to Carlisle is received. However, he notes that the chiefs are protesting and only a few are willing to go. Asks if he should use force to fill quota.

A note on the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, February 1890
March 5, 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 February 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cooper Reports Completion of Investigation of Carlisle
March 7, 1890

James A. Cooper, Special Agent, reports to the Office of Indian Affairs that he has completed his investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. As a result he will now proceed west to the St. Joseph's Indian Normal School in Rensselaer, Indiana.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Physician Report of a Newly Arrived Student from the Fort Stevenson School
March 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the report of the school physician regarding one of the recently arrived students from the Fort Stevenson School. The report indicates the student was in an anemic condition due to tuberculosis in his left lung.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Crow Agency Inquiry into Sending Students to Carlisle
March 10, 1890

M. P. Wyman, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, asks if he is authorized to provide students to William P. Campbell for the Carlisle Indian School from two contract and one Agency school in ratio to attendance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Belknap Agency Agent Responds to Request to Send Students to Carlisle
March 13, 1890

Archer O. Simons, U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Belknap Agency, responds to the Office of Indian Service regarding sending students from the Agency to the Carlisle Indian School. Simons notes that he never received the first letter asking him to send 25 students and indicates that a mistake has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Justin Shedee Requests to Return Home
March 13, 1890

Justin Shedee requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to return to his home during the summer. Shedee states that he has been at Carlisle for six years and now desires to return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Shedee Request to Return Home
March 19, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Justin Shedee to be returned home. Standing states that Shedee had previously indicated a desire to stay at the Carlisle Indian School. As his period of enrollment has expired Shedee is eligible to be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Snake Requests to Return Home
March 21, 1890

Edward Snake requests to be returned to his home this summer in order to work on his own land. Snake states that he can not learn anything if he keeps on his current path and that he has been working all day for nothing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Lizzie Griffith at Carlisle
March 22, 1890 - March 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from E. A. Wheeler requesting Lizzie Griffith be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that Griffth is likely too old to be enrolled at Carlisle but might find a position in another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds Hill Children Should Remain at School
March 22, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian School regarding a letter from Cornelius Hill. Standing indicates the three students mentioned were transferred from the Martinsburg Indian School. Two of the students are on the outing program and the oldest is in the fourth grade. In...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blackfeet Agency Indicates Party of Students Ready to be Sent to Carlisle
March 26, 1890

John B. Catten, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that after receiving Office instructions to gather a party of students he has done so under the charge of Henry A. Kennerly including 23 boys and 19 girls. Catten further notes that all of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds Hill Children Should Remain at School
March 28, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by informing them that the Carlisle Indian School has Spring Wagons on hand. Including three spring or platform spring wagons which can be delivered in New York City at $58 each.

Includes a photo of one of the spring...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Request to Return of Big Hail and Theron Lears
March 30, 1890 - April 8, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the request to return Big Hail and Theron Lears to the Crow Agency. Standing states that despite the two being prisoners they have only been treated as students and he has no objection to their being returned.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Articles by Elaine Goodale and a Response by Richard Henry Pratt
April 1890 - July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two articles by Elaine Goodale, Supervisor of Education among the Sioux, to Thomas J. Morgan. Pratt comments that Goodale fought the work of the Sioux Commission and is also opposed to off reservation schools as they deprive parents of a say in their children's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Peter Snow and Sister Provided to Office
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Peter Snow and his sister. Standing provides information on the two students and notes that their father is listed on the annuity roll as Long Tail in addition to noting that Snow's sister is enrolled at the Lincoln...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Attendance Report for Quarter Ending March 31, 1890
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits the Carlisle Indian School quarterly attendance report for the quarter ending March 31, 1890. Standing indicates that there were 722 students enrolled at the school at the end of the period.

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

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