Health and Medicine
David Butcher requests the return of his son William Butcher from the Carlisle Indian School due to ill health.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of students whose terms of enrollment are set to expire or for other reasons and requests authority to return them to their homes.
Obadiah G. Given, the school physician of the Carlisle Indian School, reports on the health and treatment of William Butcher. Given states that Butcher has a localized scrofula infection that is best treated at the school. Richard Henry Pratt further states that Butcher is still active in both...
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...
O. G. Given, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary reports for August, September, and October 1886. Given also includes a short note about a case in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section of the September report.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to cover the expense to return Christine Archiquette to her home due to hemorrhages.
O. G. Given, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for November 1886. Given also includes a note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to be sent two crusts vaccine viruses in order to vaccinate new students.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority in his return of Lena Black Bear and Minnie Yellow Bear. In addition he notes that he has delayed sending Thomas Kester home due to his coming down with a case of the mumps.
On the advice of school physician, Obadiah G. Given, Richard Henry Pratt recommends the immediate return to their homes of Esther and Louisa Metoxen.
Monthly report of Lieutenant Loomis L. Langdon on the prisoners under his charge at Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas. Langdon writes that the health of the prisoners is good and they are involved in various work projects including digging wells as well as scraping, painting, and piling shot and...
These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding the discharge of sisters Esther and Louisa Metoxen from the Carlisle Indian School and their transfer to their home in the Green Bay Agency of Wisconsin.
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.
Request from Richard Henry Pratt to return Frank Yates to Arkansas City with Chief Bayhylle due to poor health.
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...
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...
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...
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Harry Raven and Henry Outa to their homes due to ill health.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.