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Final Report of Prisoners Held at Fort Marion
April 27, 1887

Final report of the prisoners held at Fort Marion including an account of births, deaths, and transfers to the Carlisle Indian School, Fort Pickens, and Mount Vernon Barracks.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Frank Yates Home
May 9, 1887

Request from Richard Henry Pratt to return Frank Yates to Arkansas City with Chief Bayhylle due to poor health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports on State of Indian School Education to Interior Secretary
July 16, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Secretary of the Interior, with information about two Nez Perce students, Luke Phillips and Samuel Johns, who became ill during their second term of enrollment. Pratt notes that he believes in many cases it is better to retain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Five Students to Their Home
December 27, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return five students to their homes due to their health. Pratt notes that the school physician believes that their long term health will prevent the students from taking full advantage of the Carlisle Indian School course but they are healthy enough to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Enrolling Holiday
January 9, 1888 - January 13, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request to enroll Holiday in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Holiday is likely far above the age limit of Carlisle general rule and due to his work in Washington D.C. might not be prepared for the strictness...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Harry Raven and Henry Outa
March 3, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Harry Raven and Henry Outa to their homes due to ill health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Four Students from Pine Ridge to Their Home
March 17, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his physician has recommended sending home four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to poor health. Pratt requests that the transportation to Pine Ridge be provided to him and that he allowed to return them to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change in Plans for Returning Two Students
March 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry Outa is too weak to travel to his home. Instead his ticket is being used to return Harry Raven.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anonymous Letter Regarding Show in Pennsylvania
April 8, 1888 - April 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt forwards an anonymous letter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania regarding three members of the Omaha Nation in a show. Pratt recommends that something be done to aid the individuals in question.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Green Bay Agency and Transferred to Pine Ridge Agency, 1888
April 9-11, 1888

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 4 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Green Bay Agency, and 4 individuals discharged from Carlisle and transferred back to their homes in the Pine Ridge Agency due to sickness. A...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Dessie Prescott and Nancy Iron Son
May 8, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Dessie Prescott and Nancy Iron Son to their home on the recommendation of the school physician due to their health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1888
June 22, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of the Indian Affairs of the 60 students who are entitled to return to their home at the end of the school term due to the expiration of their enrollment or sickness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Letter on the Return of Three Students
July 19, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Hartley Ridge Bear and Harry Raven. Pratt further notes that the ticket for Henry Outa to return to Purcell, Oklahoma was not used due to Outa being too weak to travel when the authorization was received...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
August 2, 1888

Wilson Elm requests the return of his ward Margaret Thomas, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, who is on outing in Colora, Maryland. Elm states that Thomas wishes to return home due to her health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lucinda Hill and Rhoda Red Wolf
October 27, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notes that his acting school physician has recommended sending Lucinda Hill and Rhoda Red Wolf home due to incipient consumption. Pratt notes that both students are able to travel to their homes in De Pere, Wisconsin and Oklahoma on their own.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Elliott, William Short Nose, and Robert Left Hand
April 3, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Elliott, William Short Nose, and Robert Left Hand to their homes due to their ill health. Pratt further requests transportation to various locations for the three students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Financial Accounts Covering Outing Medical Expenses
May 11, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards accounts covering medical care for two students who are on outing in farms in Bucks County, Pennsylvania for approval by the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that Charles Carr was unable to be transported back to the school and so was cared for at his outing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Apache Prisoners to Mount Vernon Barracks
May 24, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the Apache prisoners brought from the Mount Vernon Barracks in the winter and spring of 1886-1887. Pratt notes that of the 106 students, 27 have died and two others will likely die within a few days. Pratt describes the generally downward trend of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1889
June 3, 1889

Thomas Stewart Jr., school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for May 1889.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, June 1889
July 1889

F. L. Barnum, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for June 1889.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, July 1889
August 1889

F. L. Barnum, the acting school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for July 1889. Barnum also includes a note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, September 1889
October 11, 1889

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for September 1889.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, October 1889
November 1889

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for October 1889. Grinnell also includes a note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, November 1889
December 3, 1889

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for November 1889.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, December 1889
January 2, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1889.

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

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