Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Follows Up on Request for Chiefs to Visit Carlisle for Commencement
February 23, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests answer to his previous telegram seeking authority to have a number of chiefs visit Carlisle for the commencement ceremonies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Home Purcell Powlas
February 23, 1895

S. S. Burleson requests the return of Purcell Powlas at the request of his parents from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Have Parker and Lone Wolf Travel to Washington D.C.
February 24, 1894 - February 28, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter requesting his assistance in having Quanah Parker and Lone Wolf come to Washington D. C. to discuss a proposed treaty before Congress.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Two Students from Chemawa Indian School
March 1, 1894 - March 9, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Stella M. Cannon, teacher at the Chemawa Indian School, requesting that two students be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he can arrange the transfer of the two students in order to have them continue their education at a higher...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Expenses in Recovery of Two Runaway Students
March 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay expenses incurred in the return of two runaway pupils located near Winchester, Virginia.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Incorrect Supply Order
March 6, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests the return of a hundred pairs of Canal Hames which were sent by the Warehouse instead of the Concord Hames as requested.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anna S. Luckenbach's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
March 9, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Anna S. Luckenbach's application for a 9-day annual leave of absence. Luckenbach works as a clerk. 

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Withdraws Objections to Bill for Treatment of Seth Clear Eyes
March 15, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt withdraws objection regarding bill covering the medical treatment of Seth Clear Eyes at the St. Joseph's Hospital.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letters Concerning Sibbald Smith
March 16, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to letters from Mary E. Smith regarding her son Sibbald Smith. Pratt provides Sibbald's history as a student at Carlisle and provides recommendations to keep him at the school for some time.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding John G. Ground
March 16, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from John G. Ground. Pratt recommends that Ground's affairs be left in his hands. He further discusses the circumstances surrounding Ground's requests.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Two Letters Regarding Sibbald Smith
March 17, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters from the family of Sibbald Smith. Pratt notes that an Office insistence that Smith will receive a proper punishment and deny the request for his return will be accepted by his family.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Responds to Harness Complaint
March 19, 1894

Henry D. Graves, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, responds to complaint of Richard Henry Pratt that the harness sent to the Carlisle Indian School was not the harness that was indicated on the annual estimate.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Approval for Field Trip to Perform Musical Exhibitions
March 24, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests approval for 70 students to visit Washington D.C. to perform for Congress and other Government Officials in addition to taking the students to other cities.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Reasons for Sending Stailey Norcross to Navajo Agency
March 28, 1894 - April 30, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt encloses correspondence regarding the employment of Stailey Norcross as a tailor at the Navajo Agency.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Informing Office of Departure of Stailey Norcross
March 29, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Stailey Norcorss is leaving to report to Lieutenant Plummer.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
F. J. Martin's Request for Leave of Absence
April 4, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards clerk F. J. Martin's request for a 10-day leave of absence to take effect priot to their resignation. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lavinia A. Bender's Request for Leave of Absence
April 4, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards clerk Lavinia A. Bender's application for a 5-month leave of absence because of health and home reasons. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1894
April 6, 1894

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1894 amounting to $17,345.99 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of James Grant
April 16, 1894 - May 19, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request of the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of L. W. Cooke for the return of James Grant.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Filling Positions at the Fort Peck and Crow Agencies
April 19, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students who would be capable of filling various positions at the Fort Peck or Crow Agencies. Pratt further states that taking pupils from Carlisle to fill positions limits the ability of the school to graduate students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt's Views Towards Filling Indian Service Positions
April 28, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt further expounds on his belief that filling Indian Service positions with students in the midst of their education is harmful in regard to the position at the Lemhi District. Pratt discusses various students at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Martha Washington
April 30, 1894 - June 18, 1894

Henry W. Sprole requests the return of Martha Washington from the Carlisle Indian School in order to employ her at the Poplar Creek School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Direct Request for Additional Transportation Funds in Fiscal Year 1894
May 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests from Daniel M. Browning the authority to spend additional money in returning and recruiting students. He includes a suggested order to meet his requirements.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Metoxen Leaving for Lemhi
May 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Miss Metoxen will shortly leave for Lemhi.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Fannie Bird
May 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning Fannie Bird. Pratt states that Bird requested to go to the country over the summer and remain at Carlisle rather than return home.

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

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