Letters/Correspondence

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Request to Return Lydia Flint to her Home
February 12, 1891 - March 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Levi Flint concerning his daughter Lydia Flint a student at the Carlisle Indian School. Levi asks that the Government return his daughter to her home due to her having already spent three years at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Agreement Covering Allowance of Chester Cornelius to Attend College
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Clement C. Gaines, President of the Eastman Business College, and a contract between him and Chester P. Cornelius. Gaines states that he likely filled out the contract incorrectly which would have provided Cornelius an...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Lens Test Kit for Glasses
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to purchase a test set of lenses due to an increase in poor eyesight among students resulting from Grippe. Pratt notes that after a trial of the lens test kit over several weeks he is now satisfied that it is successful and will ultimately save students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Whether Recommendation of Howard Logan is Approved
February 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt seeks information on whether Professor Rich's recommendation of Howard Logan is approved. Pratt notes that Logan wants to know before starting.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Opposition of Sending Apache Students to Carlisle
February 18, 1891 - February 23, 1891

John Noble, Secretary of the Interior, forwards a letter from Redfield Proctor, Secretary of War, regarding opposition to sending Apache students currently being held at the Mount Vernon Barracks in Alabama to the Carlisle Indian School to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Additional Staff to Meet Senate Inquiry
February 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt refers to the inquiries of the Senate Resolution will require additional clerical workforce before the next session of Congress. As a result, Pratt requests two additional clerks and one agent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Scanadore Requests Return Home of His Son Jemison
February 21, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the return of his son Jemison Scanadore from the Carlisle Indian School. Scanadore indicates that his son has recently written him asking to return home and his letters to Richard Henry Pratt have gone unanswered. Scanadore further states that his son has been sent out...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Reference Library for Staff
February 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 33 books for a staff reference library.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
February 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram regarding the Senate Committee cutting annual per capita appropriation to $150. Pratt notes that his is ample and further reiterates his beliefs in opposing the establishment of a public school system on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Garcia Writes Regarding his Education at Carlisle
March 1, 1891

James Garcia writes to John Noble, the Secretary of the Interior, regarding his education at the Carlisle Indian School and the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to BIA Policy Change Regarding Student Recruitment
March 3, 1891 - March 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Henry A. Kennerly regarding an order from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that discouraged the transfer of mixed blood students to Carlisle. Kennerly notes that unless this order is modified he could not come up with a party of students.

Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Jemison Scanadore
March 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Joseph Scanadore for the return of his son Jemison Scanadore. Pratt provides Jemison's history at the Carlisle Indian School since his transfer from Martinsburg and ends by noting that he ran away from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Regarding Ralph Eagle Feather
March 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning Ralph Eagle Feather. Pratt provides the history of Eagle Feather and notes that he would be quite willing to find Eagle Feather farm employment but that if he is willing to leave the reservation he would be able to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Objects to Proposal to Rename the Carlisle Indian School
March 7, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs notice to change the name of the Carlisle Indian School to the Pratt Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Encourage Apache Students to Remain at Carlisle
March 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Office of Indian Affairs send a letter to a group of San Carlos Apache encouraging them to remain at the Carlisle Indian School in order to complete the grammar grades. Pratt cites that the students desire to go home but that with Arizona passing a law...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, February 1891
March 10, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt submit a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during February 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
Request to Add Riverside Instruction Frame to List of Books
March 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt asks to add Riverside Instruction Frame to the list of books and school materials required. Pratt notes that his principal teacher believes the book is adapted for use in the School's Primary departments.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Classification of Pupils for Quarter Ending March 31, 1891
March 31, 1891 - May 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Statement of Classification for students at the Carlisle Indian School for the quarter ending March 31, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Unpaid Annuity Money due Pawnee Students
March 31, 1891

Inquiry by Richard Henry Pratt at the request of Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School into unpaid annuity money.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of School Employees for Quarter Ending March 31, 1891
March 31, 1891 - May 9, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Report of School Employees for the quarter ending March 31, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1891
April 3, 1891

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1891 amounting to $18,485.53 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Scanadore Requests Pratt Remit Son's Bank Account to Him
April 6, 1891 - June 10, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct Richard Henry Pratt to remit him the remaining money held in his son Jemison's account at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

Captain Richard H. Pratt forwards a monthly report of irregular employees for March 1891 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, March 1891
April 6, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Postponement of Commencement Exercises Due to Measles Outbreak
April 10, 1891

Notice that the commencement exercises for the 1891 graduating class will be postponed until June due to an outbreak of measles on the campus. Richard Henry Pratt predicates that with the 16 cases among students and six cases among children of employees that it will take six months to overcome...

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

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