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Pratt Responds to Ration Table Provided by Department
June 15, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the rations used at the Carlisle Indian School and a comparison between the Indian School rations and Army rations. Pratt notes the differences mainly in what the school can produce on its own as well as the need for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request from Thomas Metoxen
July 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas Metoxen's request to either be sent home or receive additional pay to remain at Carlisle. Pratt notes that Metoxen choose to stay as part of the band when asked and that the possibility for increased pay depending on the appropriation. However, at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report, 1892
September 22, 1892

School Statistics accompanying the Annual Report for the 1892 Fiscal Year.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Expenses
January 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning to the estimate of funds for the current quarter. Pratt goes through various ways he has already reduced costs and notes that if needed he will send students on outing earlier to further reduce expenses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Days Worked by Louis Caswell on Farm
June 19, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Louis Caswell was employed at farming for 25 days in May 1893.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1892-1893
August 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1892-1893 school year to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt's narrative discusses the enrollment statistics of the school, academic and industrial education, the outing system, the saving system, as well as...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894
August 25, 1894

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1893-1894 school year. Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the previous year focusing on both the academic and industrial training as well as the outing program. In addition, Pratt focuses on the Chicago World's Fair and...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Actions Taken in Response to Tuberculosis Outbreak Among Cattle
January 6, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of an outbreak of tuberculosis amongst the school's cattle. Pratt provides an outline of actions taken by him and various government officials to resolve the outbreak.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proceedings of a Board of Survey Regarding Disposition of Cattle
January 7, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt forwards in triplicate the proceedings of a Board of Survey concerning the disposition of cattle infected with tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Replenish School Farm Cow Herd
April 23, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt requests to expend the money received by the Carlisle Indian School due to the transfer of cows affected with tuberculosis to purchase new cows.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Assistants on Dairy
January 15, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay two Indian assistants at the dairy as milkers during the quarter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Fill Dairy Position with Three Students
April 28, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that William Gray, Dairyman, has been called up to join his National Guard company for duty. As a result Pratt requests to pay three Indian students to fill his position until his return.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles D. Wheelock Requests New Indian Service Appointment
June 26, 1900 - July 2, 1900

Charles D. Wheelock requests the assistance of Richard Henry Pratt in helping him secure a new position in the Indian Service as well as a position for his wife Julia Powlas Wheelock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to Request to Return James Down
February 26, 1902 - March 3, 1902

Edgar A. Allen responds to a request by James Down and M. J. Bentley to return to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Support for Yuma School's Plan to Purchase Farm
December 31, 1903 - January 19, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt provides his endorsement of a plan by John S. Spears, Superintendent of the Yuma School, to purchase a farm next to the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Production for 1903
March 12, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report detailing agriculture production at the Carlisle Indian School during 1903.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Establish Department of Horticulture at Carlisle
December 9, 1904

William A. Mercer requests authority to establish a horticulture department at the Carlisle Indian School. As a result he requests to purchase materials to build a greenhouse and establish a position of horticulturist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information Related to Immunizing Cattle Against Tuberculosis
October 2, 1905

James Wilson, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, provides information related to the Von Behring vaccine for immunizing cattle against tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1905 Fiscal Year
March 1, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards the report of the farm statistics for the Carlisle Indian School for the 1905 fiscal year along with a map showing the location of the farms. Mercer also includes a report of inventory of stock, tools, and other items.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Establishing a Teacher of Agriculture
February 12, 1907

William A. Mercer proposes eliminating the position of assistant farmer and replacing it with a teacher of agriculture. Mercer goes on to provide his reasons for making such a move highlighting the experience of the Tuskegee and Hampton Institutes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Appeals Auditor Decision Regarding Proceeds of Student Labor
April 11, 1907

William A. Mercer appeals the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department to the Comptroller of the Treasury Department of money produced by student labor that was used in the same fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anonymous Complaint Against School Farmer
July 9, 1909

These materials include an anonymous letter, most likely written by a group of students, complaining about a recently hired farmer at the Carlisle Indian School and requesting an investigation. The letter specifically complains against his sanitation practices and tobacco usage.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of 30th Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
July 31, 1909 - August 6, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a draft of Superintendent Friedman's 30th Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School, reflecting the period ending July 31, 1909. Friedman forwarded the draft to a Bureau official, along with information on how to have news published in Carlisle's...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regulations and Circulars for the Carlisle Indian School, 1911
July 19, 1911 - August 2, 1911

These materials include correspondence and pamphlets related to circular orders and regulations in force at the Carlisle Indian School under Superintendent Moses Friedman. Friedman forwarded the documents to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for approval. The forwarded documents include a blank...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman
December 1, 1913 - May 1, 1914

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges,...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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