Letters/Correspondence

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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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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
Report of Irregular Employees, March 1894
April 19, 1894

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 March 1894. 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
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
Request for Additional Transportation Funds in Fiscal Year 1894
May 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests $2,000 additional funding to return students to their homes as well as bringing students to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, April 1894
May 7, 1894

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 April 1894. 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
Request to Enroll Students from the Colville Agency
May 10, 1894

John W. Rubb, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Colville Agency, requests permission to enroll students at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary E. Smith Requests Return of Sibbald Smith
May 13, 1894

James Mooney forwards a letter of Mary E. Smith requesting his assistance in returning her son Sibbald Smith from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Requests to Return Helen Patterson and Ophelia King
May 15, 1894 - June 13, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Helen Patterson and Ophelia King to their homes. Pratt includes comments from King's sister Louisa as well as the Patterson's mother in arguing for keeping the students at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sibbald Smith Requests to be Sent Home
May 22, 1894

Sibbald Smith requests to be sent home from the Carlisle Indian School in order to help his mother.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma A. Cutter's Application for Leave of Absence
May 23, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards senior teacher Emma A. Cutter's application for a 15-day leave of absence. She needs rest after "unusually heavy work."

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
E. Corbett's Request for Annual Leave of Absence
June 1, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards E. Corbett's request for 30 days leave of absence. Corbett is a seamstress. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Laura A. Dandridge's Request for Annual Leave of Absence
June 1, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Laura A. Dandridge's request for 30 days leave of absence. Dandridge is a seamstress. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie Jacobs's Request for Annual Leave of Absence
June 1, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Lizzie Jacobs's request for 30 days leave of absence. Jacobs is a seamstress.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary Lininger's Request for Annual Leave of Absence
June 1, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Mary E. Lininger's request for 30 days leave of absence. Lininger is a seamstress. 

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

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