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.
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...
Richard Henry Pratt requests an increase in the proposed appropriation for 1883 allocated to the Carlisle Indian School.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
Richard Henry Pratt requests $2,000 additional funding to return students to their homes as well as bringing students to Carlisle.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his application to spend an additional $3000 on transportation.
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.
William A. Mercer requests authority to continue through the appropriation the non-sectarian services at the Carlisle Indian School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Superintendent John Francis Jr. requests information from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding appropriations and funds for the 1918 fiscal year.