Letters/Correspondence

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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