Letters/Correspondence

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Explanation of Cornelia A. Merritt's Need for Sick Leave
February 8, 1893

Cornelia A. Merritt sends a lengthy letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in regards to her sick leave of absence. Merritt explains to the Commissioner that she believes her sick leave should be granted with pay. Merritt argues that, because she is also a government worker, her leave of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1893
February 8, 1893

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in January 1893. Pratt distinguishes between the "White Labor," whose names appear on the first page, and the "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Pierce Requests Permission to Enroll at Carlisle
February 15, 1893

Frank Pierce requests permission to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thank You Letter for Cornelia A. Merritt's Sick Leave of Absence
February 15, 1893

Cornelia A. Merritt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to thank him that her leave of absence will be granted with pay. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Request for the Return of William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
February 20, 1893

John and Mary Archiquette ask Thomas J. Morgan to order the return of their children William and Sarah from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Beltzhoover Seeks Information on Various Questions Related to Carlisle
February 23, 1893

F. A. Beltzhoover inquires from the Commissioner Indian Affairs various questions related to the Carlisle Indian School including the number of pupils in average attendance, the appropriation for the School, and the average cost per pupil. Beltzhoover also asks for the amount of additional funds...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Newton Wells Requests Information Related to Carlisle
February 23, 1893

Newton A. Wells requests information related to Indian Schools established by the Government and particularly the Carlisle Indian School.

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Anna C. Hamilton's Request for Leave of Absence
February 25, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Anna C. Hamilton's application for a 234-day leave of absence without pay. In an explanatory cover letter, Pratt advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Hamilton's absence is due to ill health and requests to keep her employed at the Carlisle School...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Transfer of Six Students from Fort Lapwai to Carlisle
February 25 - April 17, 1893

William T. Leake, Supervisor of Education, transmits a list of students as well as physician's report of six students for transfer from the Fort Lapwai Industrial School to the Carlisle Indian School.

A note on the correspondence page says: NO Too far.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Minnie Birch Accepts with Conditions the Dining Room Matron Position
February 27, 1893

Minnie M. Birch informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she is accepting the position of dining room matron pursuant to various conditions.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, February 1893
March 2, 1893

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Request for William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
March 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request for the return of William and Sarah Archiquette by their parents. Pratt notes that the students were offered each year to return home and they choose to stay at Carlisle. He ends his letter by discussing his discontent with the author of the request S....

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Ms. Fisher's Request for Leave of Absence (Letter)
March 4, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that Ms. Fisher wants to use her 24-day leave of absence before she goes west to Alberquerque, New Mexico. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Ms. Fisher's Request for Leave of Absence (Telegram)
March 4, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that Ms. Fisher wants to use her 24-day leave of absence before she goes west to Alberquerque, New Mexico. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Clara C. McAdam's Application for Sick Leave of Absence
March 7-14, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Clara C. McAdam's application for a 30-day leave of absence. In an explanatory cover letter, Pratt recommends that McAdam takes leave because of illness and requests her application be granted. Also included is a physician's certificate endorsing Pratt's...

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Mary E. B. Phillips' Request for Leave of Absence
March 8, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Mary E. B. Phillips' application for a 30-day leave of absence because of poor health. Also included is a letter from the physician recommending Phillips be granted a 30-day leave of absence.

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Report on Leave of Absences for Fiscal Year 1892-1893
March 10, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a report on leave of absences taken by numerous employees during the fiscal year 1892-1893: A. J. Standing, C. R. Dixon, C. H. Hepburn, W. G. McConkey, A. S. Ely, W. P. Campbell, M. Burgess, E. L. Fisher, E. A. Cutter, M. E. B....

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Request to Enroll William Ike
March 13, 1893

Benjamin H. Miller, Inspector, requests that William Ike be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School in order to further his education and in carpentry.

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Catharine Caryl Requests Transfer to Different School as Teacher
March 15, 1893 - June 26, 1893

Catherine Caryl requests a transfer to another school as a teacher and includes a recommendation from former Carlisle Indian School principal Elspeth Fisher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Minnie Birch Accepts Dining Room Matron Position
March 15, 1893

Minnie M. Birch informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she wants to change her previous response. Birch states that she wants to accept the dining room matron position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Request for the Appointment of Clara Miller as Teacher
March 21, 1893

Edward Miller requests the appointment of his daughter Clara Miller as a teacher or principal at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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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.

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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

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