Letters/Correspondence

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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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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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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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Pratt Responds to Scobey's Letter Regarding Student Sent by Agency
December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from C. R. A. Scobey, U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Peck Agency. Pratt writes that he was mistaken in his letter to Smoker of the identity of the student who has rarely been in school since her arrival...

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Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Fanny Bird
December 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from James Bird for the return of his daughter Fanny Bird due to his illness. Pratt notes that Fanny is only 11 but has been at the school three years and both her health and conduct are constantly improving....

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Agent Responds to Office Letter Regarding Return of Fanny Bird
December 19, 1891

Robert H. Ashley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Fanny Bird. Ashley states that her father has been getting better and that Fanny would be better of at Carlisle.

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Agency Update on Former Students Living at the Pine Ridge Agency
December 26, 1891 - January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from George LeRoy Brown, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. In Brown's letter he provides an update and a character assessment on former Carlisle Indian School students he has met.

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Pelone Reiterates Desire to be Returned Home
December 29, 1891

Festus Pelone responds to letter from Thomas J. Morgan again requesting him to be allowed to return home. Pelone states that he has only ever gotten into trouble while on outing and that he has been at Carlisle 8 years and now desires to return home.

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Pratt Forwards Expense Voucher in Return of Three Runaway Students
December 29, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of W. P. Campbell incurred in the return of three runaway students.

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Update on the Health of Students During the First Half of the 1891-1892 Year
January 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the health of students for the first half of the year to the Office of Indian Affairs. He notes that there has only been one death during the school year and there have been very few serious illnesses. Pratt notes this is likely due to the improved...

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Information Related to Sending Students to Huntingdon Reformatory
January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a conversation with Thomas J. Morgan in regards to placing students who commit crimes while attending the Carlisle Indian School at the Huntingdon Reformatory. Pratt writes that he has discussed the matter with Pennsylvania Governor Robert E. Pattison and that...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, December 1891
January 4, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1891. Dixon also includes a note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Take Party of Navajo Students to Carlisle
January 6, 1892

David L. Shipley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, notes that since the return of Charles Damon he has visited the Agency a school a number of times discussing the Carlisle Indian School. As a result a number of boys have indicated a desire to enroll at Carlisle.

As a result,...

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Recruiting Students for the 1892-1893 School Year
January 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that in order to have 1000 students for the upcoming academic year that they will need to be brought to Carlisle in the current fiscal year. This will require the students to be selected while the Agency schools are in session in order to...

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Report of Irregular Employees, December 1891
January 9, 1892

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1892
January 13, 1892

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1892 amounting to $11,792.50 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian supplies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Louise King
January 26, 1892

George King requests the return of his daughter Louise King from the Carlisle Indian School due to her mother's illness and the length of Louise's term at Carlisle having expired.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, January 1892
February 2, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for January 1892.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Louise King
February 5, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to George King's request for the return of Louise King that was forwarded to him by the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt refers to his letter from August 18, 1891 on the same request in which he noted that he has nothing to add. As a result if Louise is returned he...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Letter regarding Band at World's Columbian Exposition
February 6, 1892

Ricahrd H. Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, about plans for having the Carlisle Indian School Band perform in the inaugural parade to open the Chicago World's Fair and Columbian Exposition, planned for October 1892.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transfer Ambrose Guruz
February 6, 1892 - Feburary 13, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to transfer Ambrose Guruz, a member of the Apache Nation, to the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. Pratt provides a background of Guruz's time at Carlisle and notes that if the Government is willing to pay his tuition he will...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Morgan of 1892 Commencement Planning
February 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs Thomas J. Morgan that with despite the three outbreaks of measles he is hopeful to hold graduation ceremonies on February 24, 1892. He has arranged for a train from Washington D.C. to Carlisle and its return and hopes that individuals will be able to stay for a full...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Regarding Paying Students
February 6, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the pay of students for apprentice work. Pratt provides the history of paying students at Carlisle and the justification for such payments. Also included is a copy of a letter written to a previous Commissioner of...

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

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