Letters/Correspondence

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C. Caryl Requests Reasons for Dismissal as Teacher
June 22, 1893

C. Caryl requests to know why she is not being re-nominated as a teacher by Richard Henry Pratt for the following school year. Caryl recounts her recent interactions with Pratt and if transferred requests to be transferred to Washington D.C. as a clerk in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation for Overruling Exceptions to Civil Service Certifications
June 22, 1893

Theodore Roosevelt responds to a communication from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding objections made by Richard Henry Pratt for Civil Service certifications 244, 246, and 247. Roosevelt writes that the Civil Service Commission cannot sustain objections unless specific objections are made...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Teacher Catherine Caryl's Request to Transfer to Another School
June 22-26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Catherine Caryl's request for a transfer to a new school and a 30-day leave of absence. Caryl wants to take a leave of absence before the transfer. Pratt also advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Caryl's services were no longer needed at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Fort Belknap's Agent Accusations
June 24 - July 15, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to H. D. McAnaney, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Belknap Agency, regarding students from the Agency at Carlisle. Pratt takes issue with the statistics used by McAnaney to determine the death rate of students at Carlisle and further takes issue with the idea...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Enclosures Sent to Office of Indian Affairs from San Carlos
June 26, 1893

Cover letter for three enclosures sent by Lewis Johnson, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the San Carlos Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. The enclosures provide names of the children returned to the Agency, a copy of the descriptive statement of two students sent to the Bowie Station en...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Minnie M. Birch Requests Transfer as a Teacher to Cherokee or Hampton
June 26, 1893

Minnie M. Birch requests a transfer to either Cherokee, North Carolina or the Hampton Institute as a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of No Blank Declaration of Appointment
June 30, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the blank declaration of appointment was not enclosed when the Office appointed Henry M. Hudelson.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Special Authority to Recruit Students for 1893 School Year
June 30, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests special authority to show U.S. Indian Agents while obtaining students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt refers to Office Circular of April 21, 1893 and a law which provides for coercion in the Indian Appropriation Bill of the current year and subsequent year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belle Metcalf Inquires if Position is in the Classified Service
July 1, 1893

Belle Metcalf inquires if the dining room matron position at the Carlisle Indian School is in the classified service.

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

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Amos Hamilton
July 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter and refers to his prior letter on July 20, 1893 and notes that Amos Hamilton is a member of the Osage Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Withholding Action Until Rules Complied With at Carlisle
July 7, 1893

Charles Lyman, President of the U.S. Civil Service Commission, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Commission has withheld action on Indian Service Requests related to seven vacancies of teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Lyman states that no action will be taken until the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Justification in Request for Stationary
July 10, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting him to examine his request for stationary for the upcoming year. Pratt notes that Carlisle goes through a large amount of paper in order to carry on correspondence with outing pupils, individuals making inquiries, and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley
July 12, 1893

John Wilson requests the return of his two grandchildren, Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley, from the Carlisle Indian School. Wilson states that he needs Samuel to help him with his farm and his wife would like to see Minnie before she dies.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Classified Employees on Probation for July 1893
July 15, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his descriptive statement and proposed changes in school employees with a report on classified employees on probation for 1893.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Copy of Inquiry into When Carlos Montezuma Set to Report
July 17, 1893

Copy of telegram of Richard Henry Pratt inquiring of the Office of Indian Affairs on when Dr. Carlos Montezuma is set to report to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into When Carlos Montezuma Set to Report
July 17, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs when Dr. Carlos Montezuma is set to report to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Henry Pratt's Request for Leave of Absence
July 17, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting a one week leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Fred Penn
July 18, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Fred Penn. Pratt provides Penn's background and notes that he is quite capable of carrying out his expressed intentions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return David McFarland
July 18, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter by Edward McConnville, Superintendent of the Fort Lapwai School, who requests the return of David McFarland by his brother Philip McFarland. Pratt states that David has expressed a desire to stay at Carlisle in order to learn the blacksmithing trade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley
July 27, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from John Wilson for the return of his grandchildren Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley. Pratt notes that Samuel has just went out on outing and should remain there in order to honor his contract. In addition, Pratt plans on taking any student willing to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office that Montezuma Reported for Duty
July 28, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Dr. Carlos Montezuma has arrived at Carlisle and reported for duty on July 27, 1893.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, July 1893
July 29, 1893

Richard H. Pratt forwards the monthly sanitary report for July 1893 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives. A corrected report was sent on August 14, 1893 (see Related Entries below for the link).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Harry Mann
July 29, 1893 - September 2, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request to return Harry Mann by his father Black Coyote.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Annuity Payments to Amos Osage
July 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a previous letter regarding Amos Osage on July 3, 1893 noting that there a clerk made a clerical error. Pratt continues that the clerk assumed that Amos Hamilton and Amos Osage were the same person but that is not the case. Further as Osage is currently at...

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

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