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Delay of Trip to Washington, D. C.
July 19, 1879

Richard H. Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that he just returned from Florida and has to delay his trip to Washington, D. C. because he's tired and waiting for mail.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notification that Pratt is Going to New York
November 20, 1879

Richard H. Pratt notifies Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that he's going to New York on Friday and Saturday to make purchases.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Visit Washington, D. C. to Discuss the School
December 4, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt requests to visit Washington, D.C. to discuss the Carlisle Indian School with the Department of the Interior. A note on the bottom notes that Pratt has telegraphed to cancel the request to visit.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Withdrawal of Request to Visit Washington, D. C.
December 6, 1879

In both a letter and telegraph, Richard Henry Pratt withdraws his request to visit Washington, D.C.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Cost of Transporting Students to Carlisle
December 13, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt asks how much it costs to transport students from Yankton, Dakota to Carlisle and from Wichita to Carlisle for his records.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt's Request to Visit Washington, D. C.
May 6, 1880

Richard H. Pratt asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs if he can visit him in Washington, D. C. to discuss the Carlisle Indian School.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Cheyenne and Arapaho Students
November 14, 1880

John D. Miles, Agent for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, tells Lieutenant Richard H. Pratt that his agency gave students cattle to take care of over vacation. As students did not know about the money and effort involved in caring for the animals, Miles relays a suggestion from a Mr. Seger (from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Faulkner's Request for Funds while Snow Bound
March 4, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a telegram he received from Dr. Faulkner in Prairie du Chien. Faulkner states that he is snow bound and requests funds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Funds to Send Students to Indian Service Positions be Refunded
December 8, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests that funds expended from the Carlisle Indian School appropriation to send three students to take positions in the Indian Service at the Navajo Agency be refunded from another fund.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Number of Children to Met Carlisle Agent
January 16, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs how many children will from Arkansas City will join Carlisle Indian School Agent and school physician Obadiah G. Given.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Apache Students Now Headed for Carlisle from San Carlos
January 24, 1884

Robert Todd Lincoln, Secretary of War, forwards a copy of a telegram to inform the Department of the Interior that Lieutenant West has departed San Carlos in charge of 52 children including 47 boys and five girls for Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Route for Students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency
February 8, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, provides a recommendation on which railroad route to send 50 children to the Carlisle Indian School along with ways to limit the cost of involved by sending one Agency employee and one army officer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Group from the Homewood School Sent to Carlisle
February 19, 1884

Thomas W. Haskins, President of the Homewood School, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the second group of students have to Carlisle and he will follow-up with the particulars.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Aid Requested for Travel and Maintenance of Incoming Mescalero Party
February 20, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt states that he can get through the present fiscal year on his appropriation but needs aid for travel expenses and maintenance of the incoming party from Mescalero.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Written Authority Covering Additional Enrollment and Transportation
February 20, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests that he have written authority to cover the verbal authority to increase the number of pupils from San Carlos as well as other additional pupils including eight from the Chippewa Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fifty Apache Students to be Transported to Carlisle
March 10, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Department of Indian Affairs that he has contracted to have fifty students from the Mescalero Band of the Apache Nation to be transported to the Carlisle Indian School. He queries the office as to where the funds to pay for the transport should be taken from.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office on Transporting Students from the Mescalero Agency
July 26, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the El Paso Station is accessible from the Mescalero Agency if a party of students is being sent to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt ends by stating that he is heading West on Monday.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ticket for Miles to Visit the Carlisle Indian School
September 23, 1884

Alfred John Standing informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has provided a ticket for Miles, a Hampton Institute student, to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Sending Given with Nez Perce Party
April 22, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph agreeing to send Obadiah G. Given with the party of Nez Perces being sent home. Pratt also recommends booking the Emigrant Sleepers as they provide the ability to make coffee therefore saving money on the coffee bill.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Expenses to Cover Obadiah Given While Traveling with Nez Perce Party
April 24, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt inquires about expenses related to Obadiah G. Given accompanying the Nez Perce Party back to their homes. Pratt notes that Given is ready to start when the Bureau of Indian Affairs telegraphs that the expenses will be covered.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation of Students to Carlisle from Rosebud and Pine Ridge
June 25, 1885 - July 23, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs informing him that the Bureau will arrange the agreements in transporting students to and from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has already sought bids from the Baltimore and Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroads...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Bids for Transporting Students from Rosebud and Pine Ridge
August 12, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt provides the bids received for transporting students from the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transportation be Provided for Recruited Students in Nebraska
August 14, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Dr. Obadiah G. Given be given transportation for himself and 60 students at Rushville, Nebraska and 20 students at Valentine, Nebraska.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Informs Office Quapaw Students Ready to Travel to Carlisle
September 5, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the ten Quapaw Agency students are ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that there was a delay due to waiting for students from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quapaw Agent Informs Office Delegation Ready to Travel
September 8, 1885

The Quapaw Agency Agent informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his delegation is ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School but has not received transportation orders.

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

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