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Pratt Seeks Funds for Traveling Expenses to Return Students Home
February 19, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt seeks an additional $300 for returning students to their homes in Indian Territory. He notes that fulfilling the obligations already authorized by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs would exhaust his current funding.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Unaccounted Expenses from Dr. Faulkner
January 16, 1882 - May 6, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt relays a copy of the last message he received from former Carlisle Indian School physician Dr. W. H. Faulkner regarding expenses accrued by Dr. Faulkner while returning two students to their homes at the Rosebud Agency. Due to delays Dr. Faulkner was stuck at Prairie du Chien...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Increase for 1883 Appropriation
January 24, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests an increase in the proposed appropriation for 1883 allocated to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Objection to Appropriations Committee Statements on Extravagance at Carlisle
December 16, 1882

Copy of a letter Richard Henry Pratt sent to Congressman Frank Hiscock, Chairman Appropriations Committee in the House of Representatives regarding the Committee's hearing on the Carlisle Indian School's appropriation. Pratt disagrees with the idea that the school is being run in an extravagant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Increased Appropriation from Osage Fund
February 13, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Indian Affairs Office with proposed text for receiving funds for educating Osage students from the Osage trust fund. Pratt notes that if he does not receive the funds for the Osage then he can place more students on outing to reduce costs for running the school...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase in Appropriation to Cover Various Buildings
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs plan to secure $100,000 for the Carlisle Indian School to have 1000 students during the upcoming school year and asks for an additional $10,000 to build a small girls dormitory. In addition, he asks for $5,000 to cover the debt incurred...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Postage for Sending Letters and Report Cards to Parents
December 23, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests additional funding in order to pay postage for sending letters from students as well as their report cards to their parents. Pratt notes that Agents and Postmasters have not in some cases delivered the letters when sent under frank.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
February 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram regarding the Senate Committee cutting annual per capita appropriation to $150. Pratt notes that his is ample and further reiterates his beliefs in opposing the establishment of a public school system on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Additional Support for 1891-1892 Fiscal Year
September 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the school is ready to carry the 1000 students the Department has allocated for Carlisle. However because the amount is material the school will need $115,000 to cover support and transportation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Comptroller Opinion on Osage Fund Paying for Students at Carlisle
December 3, 1891

B. F. Gilkeson, Comptroller in the Second Comptroller's Office, responds to Thomas J. Morgan's letter regarding using interest generated from the Osage Fund to pay for Osage students at the Carlisle Indian School. Gilkeson writes that his interpretation of the treaty holds that only uses which...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Appropriation for New York State Indians to Attend Carlisle
April 9, 1892

Helen Shelton Smith writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the odds of New York Indians receiving an appropriation from the U.S. Government in order to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

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
Estimate of Support Needed for Fiscal Year Ending 1894
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting an estimate of the amount needed for support for fiscal year ending June 30, 1894. Pratt provides the enrollment statistics for the school and its capacity during the past year. In addition Pratt proposes building...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Funds to Visit Outing Students
April 5, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is short in his authority covering expenses of visiting students on farms. As a result he requests authority to spend an additional $50.

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
Interior Secretary Denies Request for Additional Transportation Funds
February 28, 1895

Hoke Smith, Secretary of the Interior, denies the request of Richard Henry Pratt for an increase in transportation budget and requests additional requests include statements on the need for the funds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Denial of Additional Transportation Funds in 1894-1895
March 4, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his application to spend an additional $3000 on transportation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Addition to Gymnasium
June 13, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt requests to use unexpended money from the current fiscal year along with some additional funds from the following fiscal year to erect an addition to the Gymnasium.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Non-Sectarian Minister for Sunday Services
December 7, 1904

William A. Mercer requests authority to continue through the appropriation the non-sectarian services at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hitchcock Provides Clarity on Appropriation for New Hospital
March 31, 1905

E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, replies to an inquiry regarding the use of the appropriation for an addition to the hospital at the Carlisle Indian School. Hitchcock states that the appropriation can be used to construct a new hospital building.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1907 Financial Estimate
August 18, 1905

William A. Mercer provides an estimate for the 1907 fiscal year in addition to providing an overview of the physical plant and the need for various buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Accounting Questions for Fiscal Year 1907
April 17, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for information on the cost of stationery and blanks so that he can balance the budget for the fiscal year. Mercer also asks if the goods received from the Indian Warehouses amount to $13,286.15.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1909 Financial Estimate
August 5, 1907

William A. Mercer provides an update on the conditions of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School and provides an estimate for the 1909 fiscal year appropriation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Copies of Appropriation Bills
June 28, 1909

Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that their office sent the wrong copies of several appropriation bills and asks that this mistake be fixed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information Regarding 1918 Fiscal Year Finances
June 28, 1917

Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests information from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding appropriations and funds for the 1918 fiscal year.

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