Health and Medicine
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the reports of school physician C. H. Hepburn on the deaths of Dora (Her Pipe), Rose (Red Rose), and Albert. Hepburn provides details on the treatment and condition of each student as well as their illnesses including measles, Bronchopneumonia or Bronchitis, and...
Report on the Northern Arapaho students enrolled at Carlisle. Carlisle School physician O. G. Given provides a report on the health of some of the remaining Northern Arapaho students at Carlisle and recommends returning to their homes four boys. Richard Henry Pratt endorses this recommendation...
These materials include correspondence regarding mulitple requests from Alex Cole and Mary Ann Cole to have their daughter, Annie B. Cole, returned home from the Carlisle Indian School.
This document contains correspondence concerning James Henry. The student had been diagnosed with tuberculosis, and was returned to his home in Sweet Water, Idaho.
These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School Moses Friedman to return three pupils with pulmonary tuberculosis to their homes.
Request by Richard Henry Pratt for the return of Noah Little Eagle (here Noel Little Eagle), Laura Good Nation, and Wamy Oso due to consumption.
Robert Muggins requests the return of his sister, Laura Good Nation, from the Carlisle Indian School due to her poor health resulting from consumption. Muggins states that his people often die from consumption while remaining relatively well until the end. For that reason he requests her return...
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return eight students home due to their health resulting from the measles and scarlet fever outbreaks. To allow them to travel more comfortably Pratt requests a response via telegraph in order to send them on a through car to Kansas City.
Richard Henry Pratt details the course of actions he took to treat Steve Willamson, a member of the Arapaho Nation, by sending him and the school physician to the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pratt requests that the costs associated with the travel for this treatment be...
Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Albert Barnett and Henry Eagle Chief to their homes due to their ill health. Pratt notes that he can escort the students back to their homes if he is given permission to visit the Navajo Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt writes that the father of Alfred Brown requests his son be sent home in order to see him due to his illness. Pratt also notes that Clement Black Deer is ill and will require some time to recover and may benefit from being sent home as well.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to cover the expense to return Christine Archiquette to her home due to hemorrhages.
Richard Henry Pratt recommends returning De Bett Cheyenne Chief to his home based on a letter from the U.S. Indian Agent at the Cheyenne Agency. Due to Cheyenne Chief's health Pratt recommends sending Kise Williams with him while also noting that Williams is the best harness maker the school has...
On the advice of school physician, Obadiah G. Given, Richard Henry Pratt recommends the immediate return to their homes of Esther and Louisa Metoxen.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Fanny Morning and Kaha Kuh to their homes as a precautionary measure due to their health.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return and pay expenses for Manuelito Chou, Francisco, Eva Rufina, and Edward Myers to be returned to their homes due to their health. In addition, Pratt requests authority to return John Bull to be returned to his home due to the expiration of his term...
Request from Richard Henry Pratt to return Frank Yates to Arkansas City with Chief Bayhylle due to poor health.
Request to return George Walker, a member of the Sioux Nation, who remained at the Carlisle Indian School at the behest of the Sisseton Agency Indian Agent in order to further learn the harness making trade. Pratt recommends returning Walker to his home due to the Agent visiting Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt returns to the Indian Affairs Office a letter from U.S. Indian Agent H. J. Armstrong from the Crow Agency and recommends returning Hears Fire and Steals the Bear to their home.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks the authority to return home Horace, Rufus, Morgan, and Austin due to poor health from consumption and scrofula.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return a number of students to their homes due to ill health in addition to the students who are being returned due to the expiration of their terms.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Jane Freeman, a member of the Creek Nation, to her home due to pulmonary trouble.
Request to return Katie La Croix to her home at the Sisseton Agency due to a pulmonary illness when the U.S. Indian Agent for the Sisseton Agency returns from Washington D.C.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return Thomas Kester and Lena Black Bear to their homes due to ill health. Pratt indicates that the school has carried them through the poor weather but believes that a change will be beneficial.
These materials contain correspondence regarding a request to return Lizzie Rowland to her home in Forsythe, Montana from Carlisle.