Letters/Correspondence

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Request for Proper Blanks for Student Transfer to Institution of the Blind
February 24, 1892

Edward E. Allen, Principal of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind, requests voucher blanks for a student being transferred from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Earth Agency Eligible Students for an Annuity Payment
March 1, 1892 - March 9, 1892

Correspondence and reports related to students attending the Carlisle Indian School and Lincoln Institute from the White Earth Agency eligible to receive an annuity from the Agency.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, February 1892
March 2, 1892

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Proposes Paying Teachers to Attend Summer School
March 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to the Office of Indian Affairs that teachers in the Indian Service be paid to attend a summer school in addition to their one month of paid leave.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase New York Enrollment at Carlisle
March 10, 1892

William S. Hubbell requests that the number of New York students at the Carlisle Indian School be increased to 50 students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Louis and James King
March 22, 1892

Joseph and Anna King request the return of their two sons James and Louis King from the Carlisle Indian School. The King's note that Joseph King is getting older and unable to do the work required to on their farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follow-up Letter regarding Band at World's Columbian Exposition
March 24, 1892

In a continuing discussion of having the Carlisle Indian School Band perform at the Chicago World's Fair and Columbian Exposition, Richard H. Pratt explains some of his plans and what the anticipated expenses would be. He stresses that if a larger band is desired, he would need to recruit...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Abram Hill
March 28, 1892

S. S. Burleson, missionary to the Oneidas, writes to Thomas J. Morgan at the request of Charles Hill for the return of his son Abram Hill. Burleson states that Charles has been getting progressively more blind and can no longer perform labor on his farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Related to Annuity Money for Cheyenne Students at Carlisle
March 30, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter and list of names from William P. Campbell regarding Cheyenne students at Carlisle who have not received their annuity payments. Pratt notes that there is no need for the students to have the money while at Carlisle and that the money is safe in the Treasury...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, March 1892
April 4, 1892

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for James and Louis King
April 5, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Joseph and Anna King for the return of James and Louis King. Pratt notes that the term of enrollment for the two students will not be up until November 2, 1893. In addition, he states that the conditions at the Agency are such that he would be in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, March 1892
April 5, 1892

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during March 1892. 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
Inquiry into Appropriation for New York State Indians to Attend Carlisle
April 9, 1892

Helen Shelton Smith writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the odds of New York Indians receiving an appropriation from the U.S. Government in order to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Linnie Thompson
April 12, 1892

Susan Thompson requests from U.S. Congressman Thomas L. Bunting the return of her daughter Linnie Thompson from the Carlisle Indian School. Thompson states that her husband is on his death bed due to consumption and has expressed a desire to see his daughter before he dies. However, Richard...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Department Plan for Chicago Exhibit in 1893
April 13, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt expresses his disappointment in the plan of the Office of Indian Affairs on its upcoming exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair and Columbian Exposition. Pratt notes that the proposed plan does not offer an opportunity to demonstrate individual schools and the larger Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Transfer of Ambrose Guruz
April 16, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by informing them that Ambrose Guruz went to the Pennsylvania Institute for the Instruction of the Blind at Philadelphia on March 4, 1892.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Order to Cover San Carlos Transportation Costs
April 16, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requiring him to cover the expense of the San Carlos Agent for the costs of transporting Justin Head and Norman Cassadore from Wilcox to San Carlos. Pratt notes that filling this order places him in an awkward situation as he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fire Precautions Taken at the Carlisle Indian School
April 18, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding fire precautions taken at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1892
April 20, 1892

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1892 amounting to $5,239 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of No Need to Fill Position Vacated by Woolston
April 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that it is not necessary to fill the position vacated by Lillie Woolston's move to Arizona immediately.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Abram Hill
April 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Abram Hill by noting that Hill came to Carlisle from Martinsburg and has remained at Carlisle by his own choice. Pratt states that Hill is currently attending school in Newtown, Pennsylvania and has just expressed a desire to return with the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Proposal to Furnish Suit for Komalta
April 26, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School can supply a suit for Komalta at the same price they furnished for the Cheyennes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation Order on Subsidized Route to Shoshone Agency
April 30, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation orders be sent immediately over the subsidized position of route for one student to the Shoshone Agency as the student is sick and should be sent at once.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, April 1892
May 7, 1892

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Have Jennie Dubray Take Exam for Teaching Position
May 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jennie Dubray be allowed to take the examination to qualify for a teaching position in the Indian Service.

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

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