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Variety of Updates on the Carlisle Indian School
December 1, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt provides Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt with a variety of updates about the Carlisle Indian School: everyone is in good health, he will send Hayt a uniform sample in a few days, his corps of assistants is almost complete, he's found a clerk, he'd like to keep a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Home Fannie Merrick and Mary Tyndall
May 4, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests to send home Fannie Merrick and Mary Tyndall. Pratt notes that Alice C. Fletcher is set to visit the Omaha reservation and can escort the two students back.

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
Response to Request for Return Home of Edward Star
May 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Edward Star to be returned to his home. Standing provides a history of Star's time at Carlisle and provides additional context around Star's request to return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Jemison Scanadore
March 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Joseph Scanadore for the return of his son Jemison Scanadore. Pratt provides Jemison's history at the Carlisle Indian School since his transfer from Martinsburg and ends by noting that he ran away from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Scanadore Requests Pratt Remit Son's Bank Account to Him
April 6, 1891 - June 10, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct Richard Henry Pratt to remit him the remaining money held in his son Jemison's account at the Carlisle Indian School.

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
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 Informs Office Regarding Return of Lewis Williams
March 27, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lewis Williams has a ticket to his home in Idaho.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on Lawrence Smith
October 2, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting information on Lawrence Smith.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for William Archiquette's Money
December 20, 1895 - January 20, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by William Archiquette to receive the money he had on deposit at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Flannery Requests Assistance from Browning
September 16, 1896

James D. Flannery requests the assistance of Daniel M. Browning due to his health and lack of finances in dealing with Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Pittsburgh Police Request for Assistance
December 4, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides the context of his actions to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his request to the Pittsburgh Police Department treat two runaway students as vagrants.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Frank Green
June 29, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt reports the death of Frank Green to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Provides Information Regarding Glennie Pierce
February 1, 1899

Alfred John Standing provides the information the Carlisle Indian School has on Glennie Pierce at the urging of Elmer Huff.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Lily Felix
February 6, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Lily Felix.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Change to Law Prohibiting Sale of Alcohol to Indians
May 25, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs request Congress amend the law prohibiting the sale of alcohol to Indians to fix a loophole.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Proposal to Transfer Four Students to Carlisle
September 25, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a proposal of Superintendent of the Lincoln Institute to transfer four students to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Runaway and Expelled Students
August 4, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a list of students who he recommends not be accepted at any other Government school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Sarah and Thompkins Davis
February 6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Eliza Davis for the return of her two children from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to Request to Return Moses W. Raub
November 10, 1903 - December 2, 1903

Edgar A. Allen responds to the request of Moses W. Raub to be returned home from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Approval of Dismissal of Joseph Colonhaski
November 21, 1904

William A. Mercer requests approval of the dismissal of Joseph Colonhaski following his trial by fellow students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss Two Students
January 12, 1905

William A. Mercer requests his action in dismissing William White and Josephine Williams be approved by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Claims in Article Regarding Former Carlisle Students
February 21, 1905 - February 22, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards a New York Times article covering the arrest for desertion from the U.S. Army of four members of the Seneca Nation. Mercer comments the article is full of falsehoods and that only two of the men were former Carlisle students and did not have good records as students....

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Approval of Dismissal of Jennie Boyd
February 16, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that his dismissal of Jennie Boyd be approved by the Office of Indian Affairs.

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

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