Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Requests Office No Longer Use Pratt Institute Title
July 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that as the name of the Carlisle Indian School did not change that he no longer be referred to with the title of Superintendent Pratt Institute.

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Request to Transfer Two Apache Students from Santa Fe to Carlisle
July 20, 1891

Elmore Chase recommends transferring two Apache students at his school to the Carlisle Indian School due to the fact that the Santa Fe School is going to draw entirely from female students from local Pueblo villages.

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Correction of Two Names on List of Approved Employees
August 4, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt corrects the names of Jane Dawson and Annie Souder on the Office of Indian Affairs list approving nominations of employees at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Report of Irregular Employees, July 1891
August 4, 1891

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

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Request to Enroll Cherokee Students at the Carlisle Indian School
August 4, 1891

Helen R. Duncan inquires from the Carlisle Indian School if a number of Cherokee students under her care can enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Duncan cites the desire of the students to enroll at an Industrial Training School in order to learn a trade.

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Request for the Return of Louise King
August 5, 1891

George King writes to the Office of Indian Affairs to request the return of his oldest daughter Louise King from the Carlisle Indian School. King states that his wife is very sick and he needs his daughter to help care for her.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, July 1891
August 6, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report of July 1891.

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B. F. Bennett Requests Meeting with Morgan to Discuss New Position
August 7, 1891

B. F. Bennett requests a meeting with Thomas J. Morgan to discuss another position following his being replaced on the school farm at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Pratt Cannot Provide Name for Fort Totten Teaching Position
August 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding filling a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that at the moment he is having difficulty filling a teaching position at Carlisle and so he cannot recommend a name for a position at Fort Totten. Pratt...

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return Son of Daniel Schanandore
August 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Daniel Schanandore to return his son Wilson Schanandore. Pratt states that Wilson is not a student at Carlisle nor do they have any sons of Daniel Schanandore at the school. Pratt suggests Wilson is...

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Request to Purchase Various Supplies on the Open Market
August 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase needed supplies on the open market due to being out of various contract goods that are not being replaced quickly enough.

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Location of Wilson Schanandore
August 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian School that since his previous letter that he has learned that Wilson Schanandore is at the Hampton Institute.

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Pratt Responds to Request to Enroll Cherokee Students
August 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request from Helen R. Duncan to enroll Cherokee students at Carlisle. Pratt writes that some avenue should be open to the Cherokee students to learn a practical trade rather than just academic studies.

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Request for Authority to Purchase Various Supplies
August 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority he asked for in his previous telegram of two days prior to purchase needed supplies on the open market due to being out of various contract goods that are not being replaced quickly enough.

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Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Lawrence Smith
August 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lawrence Smith. Pratt provides Smith's history at the Carlisle Indian School and noting that he has asked to be reenrolled at the Carlisle Indian School or to be released to attend the Hampton Institute. As a result,...

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Request for Additional Transportation Funds in Fiscal Year 1891
August 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the authority granted for transporting children to and from Carlisle has mostly been used in returning children and their is now a need for additional funds. As a result, he requests $3,000 for additional transportation needs.

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Pratt Responds to Additional Information Regarding Request to Return Lily Huff
August 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Josiah Baird for the return of his wife Lily Huff. Pratt indicates that the claims in the letter of Rev. S. S. Burleson are unfounded as indicated by the statements of Huff herself as well as the actions...

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Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Louisa King
August 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by George King for the return of his daughter Louisa King due to the sickness of her mother. Pratt provides the history of King's time at Carlisle and Martinsburg as well as informing the Office that two of...

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Pratt Informs Office of Willingness of Staff Member to Transfer
August 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs R. V. Belt that Miss Carter does not want to be transferred this year but will consider a transfer to a Western School at a higher salary the following year.

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Proposal to Amend Girls Building Plans
August 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt proposes amending his previous authority to abandon the Smead Willis system for the girls quarters due to its failures in the Public Schools of Cleveland as well as other difficulties raised by their employees and engineers. In addition, Pratt asks for 12 new closet fixtures...

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Wrapper for Response to Return of Jemima Two Elks
August 27, 1891

Wrapper for response to return of Jemima Two Elks sent by Richard Henry Pratt.

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Request for the Return Home of Carlo French
August 31, 1891

Mrs. Crow requests the return of her grandson Carlo French from the Carlisle Indian School. Crow notes that French is not a healthy individual and went to Carlisle without her permission. She notes that she has already sent him medicine twice and that if he is not healthy then she would like him...

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Request from Milton Abram to Enroll Children at Carlisle
September 2, 1891 - September 9, 1891

A. W. Ferrin forwards a request from Milton Abram to enroll his two sons to the Carlisle Indian School. Ferrin encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt informing Abram that he needs the permission of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs due to the fact that he is from New York.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, August 1891
September 3, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, August 1891
September 3, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during August 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

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