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Pratt Responds to Outing Dispute Among Locals Near Genoa, Nebraska
June 4, 1891 - June 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to correspondence regarding complaints made by labor organizations of Genoa Indian School students being used as laborers on a beet farm. Pratt suggests that the Genoa Superintendent is right but that he should focus on individual outing patrons rather than corporate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Expenses Incurred in Treating Johnson Spencer
June 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards voucher covering the cost of treating Johnson Spencer while on outing from an attack of pneumonia.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funding to Visit Pupils on the Outing Program
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests $400 for expenses incurred during the current fiscal year in traveling to visit pupils on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1891
September 1, 1891

Third annual report of the Carlisle Indian School providing statistics of the number of students from various nations during the school year. Pratt claims that the per capita cost at Carlisle is lesser than at other schools while also highlighting the cost of Carlisle as a tool for greater...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Updates to Thomas J. Morgan
September 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan to provide an update on various aspects of the Carlisle Indian School including the construction of the Girls Quarters, the Hospital addition, and the barn. In addition, he provides an update on the status of the number of students at Carlisle and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Maggie Thomas to Carlisle from Outing
September 28, 1891

Wilson Elm requests that his adopted daughter Maggie Thomas be returned to the Carlisle Indian School from her outing. Elm states that he sent Thomas to Carlisle to get an education and that she wants to return to Carlisle. He further states that he has written to Richard Henry Pratt but has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Runaway Caddo Student
October 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an inquiry from James R. O'Beirne about a Caddo student who had runaway from his farming outing. Pratt states that he sent William P. Campbell after the student to New York and he is now back at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Festus Pelone to be Returned Home
November 28, 1891

Festus Pelone requests permission from Thomas J. Morgan to be returned to his home during the winter. Pelone writes that he has no money in the bank due to being unfairly punished by Richard Henry Pratt for leaving his outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report Responding to Questions on the Carlisle Indian School
December 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report responding to questions from the Office of Indian Affairs on the needs of the Carlisle Indian School. Included are discussions on the need for more land, additional educational needs, and industrial training including the limitations of the industrial...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to be Informed if Piegan Chiefs Decide to Visit Carlisle
December 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to be informed if a group of Piegan chiefs decide to visit the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he was informed that the Chiefs are visiting Washington D.C. from his students and that if they decide to visit he would like to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Festus Pelone
December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request to be returned home by Festus Pelone. Pratt includes a copy of Pelone's record while at Carlisle and notes that his punishment of being on no pay is deserved and that his record means that Pratt would be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pelone Reiterates Desire to be Returned Home
December 29, 1891

Festus Pelone responds to letter from Thomas J. Morgan again requesting him to be allowed to return home. Pelone states that he has only ever gotten into trouble while on outing and that he has been at Carlisle 8 years and now desires to return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Apache Request for Carlisle Student as a Translator
February 15, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letters regarding an inquiry from Lieutenant W. H. Bean regarding the need for an Apache translator for Fort Apache. Pratt notes that all of the Apache students have noted that while they have forgotten some of their language that they...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles H. Thompson
March 2, 1892

Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the School including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Abram Hill
April 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Abram Hill by noting that Hill came to Carlisle from Martinsburg and has remained at Carlisle by his own choice. Pratt states that Hill is currently attending school in Newtown, Pennsylvania and has just expressed a desire to return with the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Allegations towards the Outing System
July 11, 1892 - August 17, 1892

Correspondence from Daniel Dorchester and Richard Henry Pratt to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding allegations from Pratt that Dorchester was set to attack the Carlisle outing system on the grounds that 13 students had become pregnant. Pratt calls the allegation false and that only one such...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of William and Sarah Archiquette
July 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from S. S. Burleson requesting the return of William and Sarah Archiquette at the request of their mother. Pratt notes that he would like the statements in the letter verified as he includes two enclosures including a letter from William showing that he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Seeking Information on Runaway Pupil
August 3, 1892 - December 28, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from J. C. Williamson regarding his son who had runaway from his outing home on August 3, 1892. Pratt provides some background on Curtis and the fact that he had expressed no discontent towards his outing experience. He further indicates that he is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Medical Account of Enos Graham While on Outing
September 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards account covering medical costs for approval in the treatment of Enos Graham while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1892
September 22, 1892

Thirteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt provides information on enrollment statistics from the 1892 school year including the outing numbers and wages earned by students.

Pratt further details enrollment numbers by Nation as well as the statistics...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Phoebe Baird to Return to Carlisle from her Outing
October 24, 1892

Thomas John requests from Thomas J. Morgan to have his granddaughter, Phoebe Baird, returned from her outing to the Carlisle Indian School. In her letter to him, Baird states that she has not been at school lately and desires to return to Carlisle in order to go back to school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Phoebe Baird to Return from Outing
November 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to request from Thomas John for the return of his granddaughter Phoebe Baird from her outing home to Carlisle. Pratt provides some context and the outing report that indicates that Phoebe wanted to return in August but that Pratt had written her encouraging her to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return from Perry H. Laravie
November 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from Perry H. Laravie for his return home. Pratt notes that Laravie came to Carlisle at his own option and cost and has been for the past few years on the outing program and attending school in the winter. Pratt ends by stating that as Laravie came on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Alfred Laravie's Request to Return Home
December 5, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Alfred Laravie (here Alfred Larave). Pratt notes that Alfred is a brother of Perry Laravie whom Pratt had corresponded previously about in terms of granting leave to return home. As Alfred also paid his way to Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment Statistics for October, November, and December 1892
December 22, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Office of Indian Affairs circular advising that Carlisle had a total average of 756 students in October 1892 with 553 at Carlisle and 202 on outing. In November the numbers were 758 total with 543 at campus and 215 on outing. In December the numbers were 760 total...

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

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