Letters/Correspondence

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Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, March 1893
March 24-31, 1893

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests blanks of administrative reports that had not been delivered despite being ordered in December 1892. Department of Interior Chief Clerk E. M. Dawson explains that they were not delivered because Pratt's office had not actually asked for them.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Belknap Fox
March 22, 1893

Jerry R. Fisher requests the return of his son Belknap Fox from the Carlisle Indian School due to his own health and that of his son.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Data in Reference to Various Supplies
March 22, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that has a found a cheaper grade of goods satisfactory from J. L. Mott in New York City. These goods include bath tubs, compression bibbs, enameled washstands, and waterclosets.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Clara C. McAdam's Request for Sick Leave of Absence (Letter)
March 27, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting Miss McAdam's application for leave of absence be granted. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Clara C. McAdam's Request for Sick Leave of Absence (Telegram)
March 27, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting Clara C. McAdam's application for leave of absence be granted. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding Articles to Chicago Per Office Instructions
March 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School will forward to Chicago the articles named in a letter from the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary M. Kennedy Requests Return of Her Granddaughter
March 31, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy writes to Thomas J. Morgan asking him to help her granddaughter at the Carlisle Indian School. Kennedy claims that her granddaughter is in danger and that all of the students are afraid of Richard Henry Pratt. Kennedy ends her letter by requesting the return of her granddaughter...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Miss Fisher's Leave of Absence
April 1, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs of the dates Miss Fisher (teacher) was paid for her leave of absence. Pratt also tells the Commissioner that Fisher understood that she would not be paid a full month's pay even though she requested it. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie C. Jacobs' Request for Leave of Absence
April 1, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant dressmaker Lizzie C. Jacobs' application for a 12-day leave of absence due to sickness. Pratt also forwards a physician's certificate from Thomas Stewart verifying Jacobs' illness. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, March 1893
April 3, 1893

Richard H. Pratt forwards the monthly sanitary report for March 1893 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
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Belknap Fox
April 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request by Jerry R. Fisher for the return of his son Belknap Fox from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Fox is one of the most promising students at the school but that the school physician has long worried about his health. As a result and due to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cyrus R. Dixon's Request for Leave of Absence to Attend Medical School
April 5, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards school physician Cyrus R. Dixon's application for a 45-day leave of absence to attend a six-week course at post-graduate medical school in New York. In an explantory cover letter, Dixon explains that he can still advise the nurses in Carlisle while attending medical...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Funds to Visit Outing Students
April 5, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is short in his authority covering expenses of visiting students on farms. As a result he requests authority to spend an additional $50.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Statement be Accepted by Office
April 8, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a Descriptive Statement of Proposed Changes in Employees forwarded to the Office on March 17, 1893. Pratt requests the Office confirm the Statement as there are no changes needed and it is no longer post dated.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Various Individuals Take Civil Service Exam
April 10, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests O. H. Bakeless and others be allowed to take the Civil Service Examination in order to take positions at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he would like the gender ratio of the teachers at Carlisle be 50/50.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Papers Associated with Application of Wilson H. Cox
April 13, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt returns various papers associated with the application of Wilson H. Cox.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Endorsement of Jesse Bent
April 18, 1893 - April 21, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt provides an endorsement of Jesse Bent to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs at Bent's request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry F. Hoyt Responds to Pratt's Criticisms Regarding Bill
April 19, 1894 - March 5, 1894

Henry F. Hoyt responds to Richard Henry Pratt's criticisms regarding the medical bill in treating Seth Clear Eyes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office Bakeless Not Entering Indian Service
April 20, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that O. H. Bakeless and his wife have determined they do not want to enter the Indian Service. Pratt requests that he have a personal conference with the Commissioner before a principal teacher is selected and nominated.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Petition of Cattaraugus Reservation Requesting Return of Children
April 21, 1893 - May 1, 1893

A. W. Ferrin forwards petition of the Cattaraugus Reservation requesting the return of certain pupils from the Carlisle Indian School. The petition claims that parents were misinformed and that some students were taken without consent, parents are unhappy with the treatment of their children,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Letter Regarding Allowance for Chicago Exhibit
April 28, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his letter of March 15th regarding allowance for special exhibit at Chicago.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carrie Marr Requests Transfer to the Carlisle Indian School
April 25, 1893

Carrie V. Birch requests a transfer from her current position as a teacher in Cherokee, North Carolina to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Letter Regarding Allowance for Chicago Exhibit [version 2]
April 28, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his letter of March 15th regarding allowance for special exhibit at Chicago.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Nominations be Acted Upon Soon
April 28, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests that his nominations of employees be acted upon soon to avoid entanglements on pay rolls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
D. U. Betts Requests Appointment as Teacher be Changed to Carlisle
April 29, 1893

D. U. Betts requests that his appointment as a teacher in the Indian Service be changed from Pyramid Lake to Carlisle.

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

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