Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Accepts Release of Students for Chicago Students
April 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter accepting release for students and teachers from exhibit in Indian School at Chicago and also accepts allowance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Charles Smith
April 30, 1893 - June 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Charles Red Hawk Smith to be returned home. Pratt provides reports from the School's physician and disciplinarian as well as two outing reports from Smith's patron. As a result Pratt recommends that Smith be allowed to be returned home.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary M. Kennedy Requests Return of Flora Patterson
May 1, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy requests the return of her granddaughter, Flora Patterson, from the Carlisle Indian School due to her health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, April 1893
May 1, 1893

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for April 1893.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Petition to Retain George Day as Kiowa and Comanche Agent
May 1, 1893 - May 23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a petition from the Comanche Nation to keep their U.S. Indian Agent George Day.

Also a brief note that a few members of the Agency stopped in Chicago and saw the Carlisle exhibit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office David Betts Accepted Pyramid Lake Appointment
May 4, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that David U. Betts departed for Pyramid Lake due to not hearing earlier from the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
A. W. Ferrin Provides Update on New York Requests to Return Students
May 8, 1893

A. W. Ferrin provides an update on the feelings of the New York Indians regarding their children at the Carlisle Indian School. Ferrin states that he has had some discussions with various members of the Senca Nation and that only a few are dissatisfied with having their children at Carlisle....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nippe Requests Commissioner to Ignore Cattaraugus Petition
May 8, 1893

M. F. Nippe, Missionary, writes to Daniel M. Browning asking him to ignore the petition of the Cattaraugus Reservation. Nippe notes that the claims are the result of misstatements and falsehoods.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Lydia L. Hunt for Matron Position
May 12, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Lydia L. Hunt and recommends her for a position as a matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Flora Patterson
May 15, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Mary M. Kennedy's request to return her granddaughter Flora Patterson. Pratt notes that Patterson died at the Racine Home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as he had informed Kennedy she would after having contracted quick consumption.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Smith Requests to be Returned Home
May 21, 1893

Charles Smith requests to be returned to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelia Merritt Accepts Transfer to Navajo Boarding School
May 23, 1893

Cornelia A. Merritt accepts transfer to the Navajo Boarding School at Fort Defiance, Arizona.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mollie V. Gaither's Application for Leave of Absence
May 23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Mollie V. Gaither's application for an 18-day leave of absence. Gaither works as a teacher.  

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Discusses Potential Changes in Employing Teachers
March 23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the sick leave granted to Miss Phillips. Pratt outlines changes he wishes to make to reduce the expenses of employing irregular employees.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Discusses Various Matters Related to the Fort Belknap Agency
May 23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Lieutenant McAnaney in reference to vacancies at the Fort Belknap school. Pratt states that he did not mean to give a strong endorsement for a cook position for Lucy Enter Lodge and instead recommends Rosalie Ereaux. In addition, he discusses the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations on Filling Vacant Superintendent Positions
May 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding to superintendent vacancies among Indian Schools. Pratt notes that of his employees the Carlisle Indian School disciplinarian William P. Campbell would be disposed to accept a position as well as the school physician C....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
David Patterson Requests Office Act on Petition for Return of Students
May 25, 1893

David Patterson requests that Daniel M. Browning act on the petition forwarded to him by A. W. Ferrin requesting the return of children from New York at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lydia Hunt Declines Appointment as Teacher at Wadsworth Day School
May 25, 1893

Lydia L. Hunt informs Frank C. Armstrong that she is declining her appointment as a teacher in the Wadsworth Day School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Davis' Application for Leave of Absence
May 25, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards dairyman Richard Davis' application for a 45-day leave of absence to visit his tribe at Darlington, Oklahoma Territory. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelia A. Merritt's Application for Leave of Absence
May 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Cornelia A. Merritt's application for a 22-day leave of absence to prepare for her transfer to the west. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request that Katherine J. Wiest be Assigned to Carlisle
May 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Katherine J. Wiest be assigned to the Carlisle Indian School as a teacher in addition to Mr. Deavor and Mr. Drum. Pratt notes that Wiest was employed as a teacher at Carlisle after failing to obtain a teacher from the Civil Service Commission and that she has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa's Application for Leave of Absence
May 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Rosa Bourassa's application for an 18-day leave of absence. Bourassa works as an assistant matron. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request by John Uyya to Return Home
May 30, 1893 - June 11, 1893

John Uyya requests to return home early due to a request by his mother to help her oversee their cattle and livestock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Helen A. Lord's Application for Leave of Absence
May 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards dressmaker Helen A. Lord's application for a 19-day leave of absence. Lord will not return to work after the fiscal year and wants to take a leave of absence before then. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Papers Related to Three Employees
May 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt letter documenting return of the papers of Henry Hudelson, Thomas E. James and W. Grant Thompson.

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

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