Letters/Correspondence

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Inquiry Regarding Use of Fort Peck, Fort Belknap, and Blackfeet Agencies Appropriation
May 11, 1892

The Comptroller answers an inquiry of R. V. Belt regarding using the appropriation for the Fort Peck, Fort Belknap, and Blackfeet Agencies. Belt asks if the Agency appropriation can be used for the education of Agency students at Carlisle above the appropriation for the Carlisle Indian School....

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1892
May 14, 1892

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1892 amounting to $12,024.00 for the support of the Montana students. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Reports Annuity Payment for Lydia Harrington
May 16, 1892

Charles F. Ashley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, reports the annuity payment for Lydia Harrington.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Estimate of Supplies, Fourth Quarter 1892
May 17, 1892

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1892 amounting to $11,998.25 for treaty fund. Richard H. Pratt also sends an Estimate of Supplies amounting to $449.40. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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McConkey Requests Transfer to Western Agency
May 17, 1892

W. G. McConkey, clerk and stenographer, requests a transfer from the Carlisle Indian School to a Western Agency due to his health.

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return Louisa King
May 17, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from George King forwarded by the Office of Indian Affairs for the return of his daughter Louisa King. Pratt notes that the writer of the letter S. S. Burleson is in his mid a proper person to be on the reservation as he stirs up all sorts of trouble....

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Request for the Return of Linnie Thompson for Vacation
May 18, 1892 - May 21, 1892

Simon and Susan Thompson request the Office of Indian Affairs to instruct Richard Henry Pratt to return their daughter Linnie Thompson (here Lennie Thompson) for the vacation period.

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Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Vacancy in Girls Matron Position
May 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Girls Matron position will be vacant as of July 31, 1892. Pratt notes that he has doubts that the Civil Service Commission can produce a suitable candidate due to the difficultly of the position.

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Pratt Requests Which Positions Fall Under Civil Service Rules
May 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs inform him which positions at the Carlisle Indian School fall under the Civil Service rules and which do not.

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Request for Transportation Funds of Montana Students be made Special
May 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Montana funds for transportation be made special and forwarded at once in order to facilitate transportation of students.

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Pratt Follows Up on Request to Have Jennie Dubray Take Teaching Exam
May 25, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to have Jennie Dubray take the examination for a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency desires to have Dubray and her future husband Clarence Three Stars take charge of one of the day schools...

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Report on the Work of Mariette Wood at Carlisle
May 27, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt reports tp the Office of Indian Affairs on the service of Mariette Wood in the Indian Service.

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Pratt Informs Office of Changes in the Girls Matron Position
May 31, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lydia Dittes has left Carlisle due to her health and in her place Pratt has promoted Lillie Ruth Shaffner.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, May 1892
June 1, 1892

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

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return Linnie Thompson
June 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request for the return of Linnie Thompson (here Lennie Thompson) by noting that she was enrolled for a term of five years or until she graduated. In addition, after consulting with Linnie she has expressed a desire to remain at Carlisle.

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Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1892
June 6, 1892

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1892 amounting to $6,957.48 for transportation of students to and from the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Visit Southern Ute Agency for Recruiting
June 10, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of his upcoming travel to Colorado to give a paper before the National Conference of Charities and Correction. Because his contribution is gratuitous and requires his expenses to be covered under another cover he proposes recruiting...

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Pratt Responds to Ration Table Provided by Department
June 15, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the rations used at the Carlisle Indian School and a comparison between the Indian School rations and Army rations. Pratt notes the differences mainly in what the school can produce on its own as well as the need for...

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Thomas Metoxen Requests to Leave School or Receive Increased Pay
June 17, 1892

Thomas A. Mextoxen inquires from Thomas J. Morgan why he is being forced to remain at the Carlisle Indian School despite graduating in February. Metoxen claims that he is willing to remain if his wages are increased to $12 a month.

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T. S. Ansley Forwards Recommendation for Transfer and Comments
June 20, 1892

T. S. Ansley forwards list of children for transfer from the Flambeau reservation and La Pointe Agency. Ansley notes that the students have no education with two exceptions but are strong and healthy looking. The preferred school is Carlisle due to the first student on the list naming it with...

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T. S. Ansley Writes that he has Arrived at La Pointe Agency
June 21, 1892

T. S. Ansley writes to Thomas J. Morgan that he has arrived at the La Pointe Agency and that a number of Carlisle students are from the Agency. As the students seem contented and doing well as well writing home to induce others to attend Carlisle. Ansley continues by stating that he would like...

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Request for the Return of Mary and Nora Cushaway
June 22, 1892

J. H. Cushway requests the return of his two daughters Mary and Nora from the Carlisle Indian School. Cushway states that he needs his daughters due to a business matter and that he has sent money for their return which has been denied by Richard Henry Pratt contrary to a promise made by Alfred...

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Pratt Forwards Vouchers for Return of Two Runaway Students
June 23, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the expense of Alfred John Standing incurred in the return of two runaway students to the Office of Indian Affairs.

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Follow Up on Request for the Return of Linnie Thompson
June 30, 1892

Luther W. Jack requests to know what actions have been taken regarding the request from Simon A. Thompson for the return of his daughter Linnie Thompson (here Lennie) from the Carlisle Indian School. Jack also requests a copy of the Laws and Rules governing Carlisle.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, June 1892
July 7, 1892

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

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

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