Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Provides Update on Rules and Regulations and Article by Harries
October 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan informing him that he is placing the rules and regulations for enforcing compulsory attendance in the Red Man. In addition, Pratt writes of the letter of George Means that he is forwarding officially under separate cover the article published by Mr...

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Pratt Comments on Recruitment Methods
October 31, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs Thomas J. Morgan that the Carlisle Indian School has enough students to carry out its appropriation but could enroll additional students. He further states that the school has more success when an employee recruits the students rather than having the students...

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Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Report on Carlisle
November 2, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas J. Morgan's annual report on the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt states that the numbers used in the report present Carlisle in an unfair light by including transportation costs in their funds while not including them for other schools. In addition, the...

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, October 1891
November 5, 1891

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

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Difference in School Supplies Received to What was Requested
November 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that there are differences between the quantities of school books requested and what was received. Pratt states that he hopes the differences were not denied or cut without his consultation.

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Report of Irregular Employees, October 1891
November 6, 1891

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

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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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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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Report of Irregular Employees, November 1891
December 8, 1891

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

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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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Return of Report of Irregular Employees, October 1891
December 10, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt returns corrected report of irregular employees who worked at the school during October 1891. Pratt advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs of the changes made in the amount paid to A. Smith and George Work.

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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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Explanation to Report of Irregular Employees, October 1891
December 14, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt replies to a letter from the Commission of Indian Affairs questioning the report of irregular employees during October 1891. Pratt explains why some regular employees were submitted as irregular, why irregular employees performed work that regular employees should do,...

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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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