1882

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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1882
December 1881

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1882 amounting to $10,160.60 for support of the school, $4,640.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transmission of Osage Petition to Send Children to School
January 4, 1882

L. J. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent at the Osage Agency, sends a petition from the Osage Council to send their children to school. In particular Chief Josephs children and some other boys are to be sent to the Osage Mission School. Miles also notes that he believes he can find up to twenty students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought by Pratt to Visit Washington D.C.
January 6, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt seeks to visit Washington D.C. in order to advocate for the interests of the Carlisle Indian School in addition to the education of Indian students in general.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Note of Appreciation from the Pueblo Nation
January 11, 1882

Jose La Cruz Marcus, the Governor of the San Felipe, and Lorenzo Duran, the Captain of War, send Richard Henry Pratt a note of appreciation for educating the Pueblo students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Transfer Charles Somains to Carlisle
January 12, 1882

Green Bay Agency Indian Agent E. Stephens proposes transferring Charles Somains from the Hampton Institute to the Carlisle Indian School rather than having him return home. Somains indicates that this is likely the best path for helping Somains and his mother.

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
Request for William Snake to Spend Vacation at Home
January 15, 1882

Ponca Chief Standing Bear requests that his nephew William Snake be allowed to return home during his vacation from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
B. C. Hobbs Asks for Introductory Letter to Visit Carlisle
January 16, 1882

B. C. Hobbs requests an introductory letter to visit the Carlisle Indian School in order to provide specific points during Congressional testimony in support of funding for Industrial Schools and other work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Unaccounted Expenses from Dr. Faulkner
January 16, 1882 - May 6, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt relays a copy of the last message he received from former Carlisle Indian School physician Dr. W. H. Faulkner regarding expenses accrued by Dr. Faulkner while returning two students to their homes at the Rosebud Agency. Due to delays Dr. Faulkner was stuck at Prairie du Chien...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice that Somains to be Transferred to Carlisle
January 18, 1882

S. C. Armstrong acknowledges that he will transfer Charles Somains to Carlisle at the earliest opportunity from the Hampton Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Capacity of the Carlisle Indian School in 1882
January 24, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt details the additional capacity of the Carlisle Indian School at the beginning of 1882. He notes that the school is capable of having 200 boys and 125 girls on site at the school. In addition by sending students on the outing program the total capacity of the school further...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dye to Meet Children in Kansas City for Escort
January 25, 1882

D. B. Dye, U.S. Indian Agent at the Quapaw Indian Agency, notes that he will comply with an order from the Department of Indian Affairs to meet children in order to accompany them to Carlisle on their travels in Kansas City.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Teaching Methods Employed at Carlisle
January 25, 1882

C. M. Semple, the Principal of the Education Department at the Carlisle Indian School provides a report on the teaching methods, educational foundations, and principles guiding the teachers at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Order for Transportation to Carlisle Requested
January 28, 1882

D. W. Janowitz, Passenger Agent for the Pennsylvania Route, requests an order for transportation from Washington D.C. to Carlisle for eight passengers in order to allow the Ticket Agent to make his report.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter Concerning Receipt of Two Lipan Children
February 10, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt forwards certificate of receipt from the War Department of two Lipan children.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought in Approving Return of Lincoln
February 20, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authorization for his actions in allowing Lincoln to return with his father due to his health and covering the expense of the return trip.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Iowa Chiefs Visit to Washington D.C.
February 24, 1882 - March 27, 1882

Augustus Brosius, U.S. Indian Agent at the Great Nemaha Agency, informs Richard Henry Pratt that a group of Iowa Nation people led by Chief Kihega will be visiting Washington to decide whether to remain in Nebraska. Kihega wishes his son who is at Carlisle to accompany the delegation in order to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hatton Seeks Authority to Cover Lincoln's Return Fare
March 7, 1882

Charles Hatton, U.S. Indian Agent, seeks authority to cover the additional fare incurred by the return of Lincoln from Carlisle along with the Arapaho Chiefs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blue Horse Discusses His Son and One Horse Buggy
March 16, 1882 - March 22, 1882

Blue Horse writes to Richard Henry Pratt regarding his son who is studying at the school and inquiring about a one horse buggy. Blue Horse states that his son can be sent home when he is skillful enough to carry out the trade he is learning.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1882
March 16, 1882

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1882 amounting to $11,445.75 for areas covering rations, the pay of employees, clothing, the farm, supplies, contingencies, and special allowance. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $4,772 for regular employee pay, a baker,...

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
American Horse Requests Permission to Visit Carlisle
March 17, 1882 - March 28, 1882

American Horse asks Richard Henry Pratt if he may come to Carlisle to visit his children attending the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he believes American Horse coming to Carlisle would help keep his children in school for another two years and he...

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
Request to Return Home Four Pine Ridge Students
March 21, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt seeks the authority to return home Horace, Rufus, Morgan, and Austin due to poor health from consumption and scrofula.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Policy of Returning Sick Children
March 24, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Department of Indian Affairs letter concerning the failure to return sick children back to their homes before their deaths. Pratt details two cases where students were too ill to be sent back to their homes. He further states that the initial students from the...

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

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