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Death of Gertrude Spotted Tail
September 5, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the death of Gertrude Spotted Tail while living in Andalusia, Pennsylvania with a Carlisle Indian School teacher during the summer. Pratt also notes the health and death differences between the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agency students.

Pratt concludes with a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Employee in Charge of the Outing Program
December 11, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests a position to be placed in charge of the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has been hesitant to fill this position in order to save money but the increase in outings has now meant the position is now unable to be filled by other staff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Increase Number of Students at Carlisle
June 9, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to increase the number of pupils at the Carlisle Indian School for the upcoming school year. Pratt notes that he has corresponded with individuals from the Osage, Pueblo, and White Earth Agencies and they have noted they would like to increase the number of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Luke Phillips Home
July 16, 1884 - July 21, 1884

Luke Phillips, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, requests to be sent home along with the Nez Perce students. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request and notes that he has argued with Phillips to stay but believes it might be best to return him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Louis Bordeaux Requests Daughters be Transferred Out of Carlisle
December 22, 1884

Louis Bourdeaux requests that his daughters Josephine and Martha be transferred from the Carlisle Indian School to Avoca. Bourdeaux writes that due to the outing program his daughters have rarely been at Carlisle and have instead been servants in various homes throughout Pennsylvania and so has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute Over Lack of Payment for Training a Student in Harness Making
February 11, 1885 - February 18, 1885

Frank Ensminger writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a civil dispute between him and Richard Henry Pratt over payment for training George Walker in harness making. Pratt claims that he was only to pay Ensminger if Walker was not a good worker and he never heard a complaint from him and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Return of Crow Students to Their Home
February 18, 1885 - March 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, regarding a promise that Armstrong made that students sent to Carlisle could return after two years and not three years. Armstrong believes that if any student wishes to return then his promise...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Expenses Incurred in Treatment of Festus Pelone on Outing
January 29, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt forwards travel expenses of Obadiah G. Given to treat Festus Pelone while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuel Romero Enrolled at School in Philadelphia
March 18, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he has placed Manuel Romero as a pupil of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pratt indicates that he will keep Romero on his books as an outing student who will be visited...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to Return Home
April 6-20, 1886

Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to go home in order to aid their fathers. Richard Henry Pratt in returning the requests to the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommends denying the requests on grounds that he had recently lectured both students and believed the requests to have resulted...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Death of Jose Kowseah
April 13, 1886

Report made by Richard Henry Pratt of the death of Jose Kowseah while returning from an outing in Rupert, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Se he du ba Requests Return of Son Thomas Mitchell
June 7, 1886

Se he du ba requests the return of his son Thomas Mitchell due to his age and the fact that he has been at the Carlisle Indian School for a year longer than his term of enrollment. Se he du ba also encloses a letter from Mitchell detailing his son's request to be returned home and his experience...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Temporary Help Over the 1886 Summer
July 14, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to keep Miss Hyde on the regular employee roll to continue in her role while alterations are made to the girls quarters. In addition, Pratt requests authority to pay for an irregular employee to visit outing pupils and to hire an additional clerk.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Voucher Covering Expenses in Returning Run Away Student in September 1886
September 6, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt submits voucher for the recovery of a run away student who was on outing in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Secretary of the Interior Regarding Fort Marion Students
October 14, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Secretary of the Interior Lucius Q. C. Lamar regarding sending children and young adults at Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides details on the number of students that can be accommodated at Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Travel Expenses of Visiting Agent
October 25, 1886

Submission of voucher for expenses by Richard Henry Pratt related to visit from C. M. Clark, Special Agent for the Department, who was instructed to learn the Carlisle Indian School outing system.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Londrosh Accepts Teaching Position at Winnebago Agency
December 22, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Nellie Londrosh has accepted the position of teacher at the Winnebago Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Raymond Stewart
April 12, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding Raymond Stewart's request to return home. Pratt notes that Stewart did not want to go home in January and so was placed in the outing program where he was eventually forced to leave. After being returned to Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Finances for Returning Students to Their Homes
June 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt details finances to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding returning students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Garfield Yellowrobe Requests Permission to Visit His Parents
July 18, 1887

Garfield W. Yellowrobe requests from the President of the United States permission to visit his parents in Dakota Territory. Yellowrobe states that he would also like to return to Carlisle for an additional six years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Logan Requests the Return of His Three Children
August 1, 1887 - August 8, 1887

John A. Logan requests the return of his three children from the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs noting that he has a large correspondence with Logan and that all of his children on outing. Pratt's discussion with the children...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Pay Agents to Visit Outing Pupils
September 5, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to pay expenses of Agents visiting pupils on farms and in families. Pratt notes that the cost will be $300 and the funds are already to his credit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry from Comanche Chief Regarding Annual Money
February 25, 1888 - March 29, 1888

Comanche Chief writes to his daughter asking her to have Richard Henry Pratt inquire about the annual money for the Agency. He also writes that his daughter stayed at the Carlisle Indian School to work on outing as a seamstress.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Use of Penalty Envelope for the Outing Report
April 13, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt inquires from the Office of Indian Affairs if he can furnish outing patrons with penalty envelopes for them to mail back outing reports on Carlisle Indian School students. Pratt notes that due to the increase in outing students covering the postage of these reports has become...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Spend Money Visiting Outing Students
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend money allowing Carlisle Indian School staff to visit outing students during the 1889 fiscal year.

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

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