Request for Enrollment

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Request to Enroll 40 Children from the Green Bay Agency
November 8, 1880 - January 14, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from the U. S. Indian Agent at the Green Bay Agency, E. Stephens, writes to Captain Pratt requesting to enroll forty students from his agency from three tribes: the Menominee, Oneida, and Stockbridge. Stephens writes that the progress of the two students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Sac and Fox Student
December 8, 1880

J. Nelson Trask writes to inquire about enrolling a Sac and Fox student he met in Tama, Iowa at Carlisle. Trask notes that Jim has considerable skill as a silversmith and can write in Meskwaki.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from John Ka dah qe go na by to Enroll Daughter
December 27, 1880 - January 1, 1881

U. S. Indian Agent, George W. Lee, of the Mackinac Agency forwards a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs from John Ka dah qe go na to Richard Henry Pratt requesting a spot at the Carlisle Indian School for his daughter. Lee further states that he has a number of such applications and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Osage Agency Enrolling Students at Carlisle
December 31, 1880

Osage Agency Indian Agent L. J. Miles reports that the Osage School has over fifty girls in attendance and he has secured promises that at least ten pupils would be willing to attend Carlisle. Miles reports that he hopes there is room for them has he hopes they will help convince future students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt References Letter Regarding Osage Children
January 17, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt references a letter from V. H. Cornman regarding the ease of recruiting Osage pupils for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Admit Chippewa Students at Carlisle
January 25, 1881 - January 29, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from George W. Lee, the Indian Agent at the Mackinac Agency requesting to send Chippewa students to Carlisle if there is room and what would the terms and conditions be of admission. Pratt notes that the Chippewa are one of the few Nations east of the Rocky...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Joseph Martin and Moses White
February 12, 1881

U.S. Indian Agent for the La Pointe Agency, S. E. Mahan, writes that both Joseph Martin and Moses White are healthy and would meet the requirements for admission to the Carlisle School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ballan Seeks to Increase Number of Students Sent to Carlisle
February 17, 1881

E. Ballan writes to add additional students to the party to be sent to Carlisle. He writes that an interpreter would like to send his son along with another from the Shoshone Nation and had previously received permission from the Indian Agent. In addition, one father will only send his daughter...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll John Leecy
May 16, 1881 - May 20, 1881

J. M. Howard writes to Richard Henry Pratt seeking to enroll John Leecy of the White Earth Agency at Carlisle. Howard provides a recommendation for Leecy along with the Agent at White Earth Agency and notes that Leecy would be able to pay his way to Carlisle.

Upon forwarding the letter to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Background and Request to Enroll Antoinette Williams
November 28, 1881 - December 5, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters along with his recommendation that Antoinette Williams, a member of the Navajo Nation, be allowed to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. The two forwarded letters indicate that Williams was brought east to the Blair Academy in Blairstown, New...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Six Quapaw Students from the Emlen Institute
December 1, 1881 - December 12, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Israel H. Johnson seeking to have six students from the Quapaw Nation transferred to the Carlisle Indian School. Johnson notes that the students believed they were going to Carlisle and were as a result unhappy about being unable to learn a trade in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Seminole Chiefs Inquire about Sending Children to Carlisle
January 12, 1882

Seminole Chiefs from the Wewoka Indian Territory inquire from Hiram Price about the possibility of sending ten girls and ten boys to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Pappan and Louis Hamilton Enrollment Request
January 15, 1882

Louis Hamilton and John Pappan, two members of the Ponca Nation, request to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrolling James Porter at Carlisle
March 18, 1882

Thomas J. Jordan, U.S. Indian Agent at the Ponca Agency inquires about enrolling James Porter at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chris Burns Seeks Information on Educating Children at Carlisle
May 16, 1882

Chris Burns inquires about sending his three children to Carlisle to be educated. Richard Henry Pratt forwarded the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with instructions on establishing precedent in such cases. Pratt proposes that white fathers pay some expenses towards the education of their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Juan de Jesus Paucha to be Sent to Carlisle
June 24, 1882 - July 26, 1882

U.S. Indian Agent, Benjamin M. Thomas inquires of the Indian Affairs Office when a Juan de Jesus Paucha can be sent to Carlisle as his enrollment was promised during a visit of Pueblo to Washington D.C. Richard Henry Pratt notes that it is possible for Paucha to come on his own since the Navajo...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment from the Bluejacket Indian Territory
June 26, 1882 - July 10, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from a John M. Watson, a missionary in the Bluejacket Indian Territory asking how to enroll a number of students from that area. Pratt forwarded the letter along with additional information on inquires he has received for enrollment at the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Fletcher Requests Enrollment of Omaha Students
September 19, 1882

Alice C. Fletcher indicates that she has five Omaha pupils in her charge and desires that they be given permission to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Fletcher Indicates She Has Raised Funds for Education of Omaha Students
October 25, 1882 - October 26, 1882

Alice C. Fletcher requests permission to enroll six Omaha students at the Carlisle Indian School. Fletcher recounts she had been fundraising to secure funds for their education and had nearly succeeded.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Otwin James
March 16, 1883 - March 23, 1883

Lizzie Spence, a teacher at the Kaw Agency Boarding School, requests the Carlisle Indian School enroll Otwin James who is a student at the school. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the recommendation to the Indian Affairs Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll 12 Pawnee Students at Carlisle
May 14, 1883 - May 19, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from L. D. Davis, Superintendent of the Indian Boarding School at the Pawnee Agency, regarding sending twelve Pawnee students to Carlisle. Davis notes that many of the older students desire to go to Carlisle because some of their former classmates are at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pawnee Students Request to be Enrolled in Carlisle
May 28, 1883 - June 4, 1883

L. D. Davis, the Superintendent of the Pawnee Boarding School, writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding sending additional boys to the Carlisle Indian School. Davis includes a number of written requests from students asking to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Moses Cole, Martin Hill, and Stephen Webster
August 10, 1883 - August 17, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Julia E. Remington, a missionary at the Church of the Good Shepherd, to enroll Moses Cole, Martin Hill, and Stephen Webster at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrolling Fort Union Children at Carlisle
December 25, 1883

J. M. Haworth, Interpreter, follows up on his telegram asking about sending the children of the prisoners of Fort Union, New Mexico to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Apache Children in Arizona at Carlisle
January 8, 1884 - January 12, 1884

Major General John Pope telegraphs Robert Todd Lincoln, Secretary of War, regarding enrolling children from the Apache Nation at Carlisle or other schools.

Lincoln forwards a copy of the telegraph to the Secretary of the Interior along with a statement that Richard Henry Pratt had written...

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

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