Price, Hiram

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Alice Fletcher Indicates She Has Raised Funds for Education of Omaha Students
October 25, 1882 - October 26, 1882

Alice C. Fletcher requests permission to enroll six Omaha students at the Carlisle Indian School. Fletcher recounts she had been fundraising to secure funds for their education and had nearly succeeded.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
B. C. Hobbs Asks for Introductory Letter to Visit Carlisle
January 16, 1882

B. C. Hobbs requests an introductory letter to visit the Carlisle Indian School in order to provide specific points during Congressional testimony in support of funding for Industrial Schools and other work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Call for more Supervision from the Interior Department
October 28, 1881 - November 4, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt asks Samuel J. Kirkwood, Secretary of the Interior, through Hiram Price, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for more oversight from the Department of the Interior or the Commissioner in overseeing the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Transferred to Lincoln Institute, 1884
January 9, 1884

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statements of Pupils regarding 27 children transferred to the Lincoln Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Carlisle Indian School. Those children, from a variety of Nations, had previously been sent to Carlisle. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dye to Meet Children in Kansas City for Escort
January 25, 1882

D. B. Dye, U.S. Indian Agent at the Quapaw Indian Agency, notes that he will comply with an order from the Department of Indian Affairs to meet children in order to accompany them to Carlisle on their travels in Kansas City.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emlen Institute Support for Transferring Students to Carlisle
December 17, 1881

The Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Emlen Institute Israel H. Johnson, writes in support of transferring the six Quapaw Nation students from the Emlen Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry About Participating in Inaugural Ceremonies
January 28, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for approval to have 200 boys and the Carlisle Indian School band to participate in the inaugural ceremonies. Pratt notes that Secretary of the Interior Henry Morgan Teller believed the idea to be a good one and it...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Formally Transfer Title of School Property to Interior Department
March 5, 1884 - March 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the ownership of the property upon which the Carlisle Indian School is located. Pratt notes that the Department of the Interior has made significant improvements to the property and should have the title as approved under...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Juan de Jesus Paucha to be Sent to Carlisle
June 24, 1882 - July 26, 1882

U.S. Indian Agent, Benjamin M. Thomas inquires of the Indian Affairs Office when a Juan de Jesus Paucha can be sent to Carlisle as his enrollment was promised during a visit of Pueblo to Washington D.C. Richard Henry Pratt notes that it is possible for Paucha to come on his own since the Navajo...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Seminole Chiefs Inquire about Sending Children to Carlisle
January 12, 1882

Seminole Chiefs from the Wewoka Indian Territory inquire from Hiram Price about the possibility of sending ten girls and ten boys to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Susan Longstreth Writing in Support of Transferring Quapaw Students
December 12, 1881

Susan Longstreth writes to the Hiram Price, the Commissoner of Indian Affairs, in support of transfering six Quapaw Nation students from the Emlen Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 10)
March 1883

Page one included an address to the students from Capt. Daniel Childers, written by E. B. Childers, in which he described his own childhood and assured the students of the great opportunities they have as a result of attending Carlisle. Students were also reminded that chewing and smoking...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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