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Pratt Informs Office Safe to Return Two Students to Pine Ridge
May 21, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the school physician has declared it safe to return two girls from Pine Ridge with an escort.

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
Request to Purchase Stamps and Food for Hospital Patients
July 15, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase $150 dollars worth of postage stamps and another $150 in the open market for canned goods, fruit, crackers, etc. for the special diet of Hospital patients.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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
Request for Small Pox Vaccine for Incoming Students
August 21, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests that three crates of small pox vaccine be sent to the Carlisle Indian School as 22 pupils from the Laguna village are set to arrive at Carlisle shortly. Pratt notes that his agents who were recruiting in New Mexico found that in six of the seven villages there were a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
September 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt submits his tenth Annual Report for the Carlisle Indian School on September 1, 1889 to the Office of Indian Affairs. Included are statistics related to the school followed up a report from Pratt that provides a brief history followed by the enrollment statistics for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Six Ill Chiricahua Apache Students to Alabama
September 11, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return one Chiricahua Apache girl who is suffering from phthisis as well as two other girls and three boys who are also in poor health but would likely survive the winter to the Mount Vernon Barracks in Alabama. Pratt notes that he has authority to return students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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
Pratt Informs Office Current Physician Remaining at Carlisle
January 10, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs that since his letter regarding Dr. A. B. McCandless he has come to an understanding with the current School Physician and he will not need to replace them for some time.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, January 1890
February 3, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for January 1890. Grinnell also includes a lengthy note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Circular Regarding Physical Plant and Supplies
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular by providing answers related to the Carlisle Indian School focused on the buildings and grounds as well as providing enrollment statistics. Additionally, included are lists of supplies including furniture in various buildings,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Build a Hospital at the Fort Sill Agency
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter with his endorsement from E. L. Clark regarding the erecting of a hospital at the Fort Sill Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Two Recently Arrived Students from the Fort Stevenson School
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests to have two of the students from the Fort Stevenson School by George E. Gerowe returned. Pratt notes that the Carlisle Indian School school physician found the two students should not have been approved by the examining physician but that Gerowe suggests that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, February 1890
March 3, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for February 1890. Grinnell also includes a short note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

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

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