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Pratt Provides Overview of Carlisle upon Inquiry of Commissioner
January 9, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan providing him answers to various questions including the enrollment figures over the school's history and presently in 1893. He then discusses the education philosophy of the school when it comes to industrial training and the outing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Savings by Mark D. Evarts
January 24, 1893 - February 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Mark D. Evarts asking for his money held by Pratt. Pratt notes that he is holding onto the money due to the fact that Evarts has been spending his money quickly and that he should be increasing his savings rather than diminishing them. After...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Expenses
January 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning to the estimate of funds for the current quarter. Pratt goes through various ways he has already reduced costs and notes that if needed he will send students on outing earlier to further reduce expenses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Request for William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
March 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request for the return of William and Sarah Archiquette by their parents. Pratt notes that the students were offered each year to return home and they choose to stay at Carlisle. He ends his letter by discussing his discontent with the author of the request S....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Funds to Visit Outing Students
April 5, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is short in his authority covering expenses of visiting students on farms. As a result he requests authority to spend an additional $50.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Charles Smith
April 30, 1893 - June 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Charles Red Hawk Smith to be returned home. Pratt provides reports from the School's physician and disciplinarian as well as two outing reports from Smith's patron. As a result Pratt recommends that Smith be allowed to be returned home.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary M. Kennedy Requests Return of Flora Patterson
May 1, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy requests the return of her granddaughter, Flora Patterson, from the Carlisle Indian School due to her health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Flora Patterson
May 15, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Mary M. Kennedy's request to return her granddaughter Flora Patterson. Pratt notes that Patterson died at the Racine Home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as he had informed Kennedy she would after having contracted quick consumption.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request by John Uyya to Return Home
May 30, 1893 - June 11, 1893

John Uyya requests to return home early due to a request by his mother to help her oversee their cattle and livestock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return John Uyya
June 21, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of John Uyya to be returned to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley
July 27, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from John Wilson for the return of his grandchildren Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley. Pratt notes that Samuel has just went out on outing and should remain there in order to honor his contract. In addition, Pratt plans on taking any student willing to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1892-1893
August 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1892-1893 school year to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt's narrative discusses the enrollment statistics of the school, academic and industrial education, the outing system, the saving system, as well as...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Shelby's Complaint Regarding Henry Horse Looking
December 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt provides a copy of his letter sent to M. D. Shelby, Acting Superintendent of the Genoa Indian School, in which he provides justification for providing transportation to Henry Horse Looking to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding John G. Ground
March 16, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from John G. Ground. Pratt recommends that Ground's affairs be left in his hands. He further discusses the circumstances surrounding Ground's requests.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Martha Washington
April 30, 1894 - June 18, 1894

Henry W. Sprole requests the return of Martha Washington from the Carlisle Indian School in order to employ her at the Poplar Creek School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Fannie Bird
May 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning Fannie Bird. Pratt states that Bird requested to go to the country over the summer and remain at Carlisle rather than return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Requests to Return Helen Patterson and Ophelia King
May 15, 1894 - June 13, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Helen Patterson and Ophelia King to their homes. Pratt includes comments from King's sister Louisa as well as the Patterson's mother in arguing for keeping the students at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Martha Washington
June 28, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Henry W. Sprole for the return of Martha Washington.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Josephine Smith
June 30, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Charles G. Penney for the return of Josephine Smith in order to employ her as a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Request to Return Eddie Running Crane
July 11, 1894

Alfred John Standing responds to the request to return Eddie Running Crane from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1894
August 25, 1894

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1893-1894 school year. Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the previous year focusing on both the academic and industrial training as well as the outing program. In addition, Pratt focuses on the Chicago World's Fair and...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Request for the Return of John Covert
November 30, 1894 - August 14, 1896

Correspondence regarding requests of Daniel Covert for the return of his son John Covert from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Outlines Decision to Send Lewis Williams Home
April 3, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt outlines the disciplinary history of Lewis Williams while at the Carlisle Indian School and what led him to withdraw his assistance from allowing Williams to attend the Preparatory Department of Dickinson College and to provide him a ticket to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Standing and Shaffner to Present Paper at Conventions
April 4, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt recommends either Alfred John Standing or Laura R. Shaffner to present a paper at various conventions to W. N. Hailmann.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Report for Period Ending March 31, 1895
April 17, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Quarterly Report for the Quarter ending March 31, 1895. Pratt provides an overview of the academic classes and their progression. Also included is an account of the industrial training program and the outing program.

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

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