1884

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Adoptions of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather
November 22, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to two families to adopt Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation. Pratt indicates that Kisetta be adopted by Mr. Paxon a farmer who she has been living with on outing and Jack by Miss Mather, a former St. Augustine assistant.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Approval Sought for Transportation Appropriation for 1884
July 10, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests the approval for his request for $7000 in order to transport pupils to Carlisle. In particular, Pratt notes that one of the Carlisle Indian School teachers who returned with Pueblo students has seen 40 students from Laguna request to be enrolled at Carlisle. This is...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cheyenne Agency Request to Visit the Carlisle Indian School
September 22, 1884

Request from the Cheyenne Agency for 80 children as well as 10 chiefs and police to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Sought on the Use of the Osage Fund
March 18, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt seeks clarification on how to use the Osage Fund in such a way to avoid complications on the Carlisle Indian School's accounts. Pratt indicates its similarity to other funds as well as the Comptrollers instructions provides conflicting advice. Pratt ends by saying that he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence File, 1918-1966
November 29, 1918 - April 19, 1966

This material is a collection of correspondence received by the Office of Indian Affairs between 1918 and 1966, all related to the Carlisle Indian School. As the Carlisle Indian School closed in 1918, the majority of these letters are either requesting information about the school and its...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Sending Apache Students to Carlisle
June 14, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a delay in sending students to Carlisle due to the Texas and Pacific Railway being washed out in places.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Transferred to Lincoln Institute, 1884
January 9, 1884

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statements of Pupils regarding 27 children transferred to the Lincoln Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Carlisle Indian School. Those children, from a variety of Nations, had previously been sent to Carlisle. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Sac and Fox Student Living in Massachusetts
February 25, 1884

E. B. Townsend, Special Agent, writes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a student from the Sac and Fox Nation who was sent East to study at the Hampton Institute but is currently living in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The student has indicated that he would like to study at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Envelope for Bill for Board of Carlisle Students
July 7, 1884

S. R. Martin refers bill of A. Shetter for board of returned Carlisle students for $20. The original was forwarded to Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Financial Documents
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
Funds in Statement Needed for Transportation of Apache Students
May 2, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a large sum of funds on hand related. Pratt indicates that the sum is for the transportation of 50 Apache students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency and is made out to the William H. H. Llewellyn,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds Related to Transportation of Apache Students
May 21, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt queries the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the sum he sent William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, for the transportation of 50 Apache students to Carlisle. Pratt requests that if the students are not coming then he should...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Enrolling 50 Boys from the Mescalero Agency
September 4, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero Agency, notes that he was unable to secure any girls from the Agency to send to the Carlisle Indian School but has 50 boys ready to be enrolled. Inquiries whether Richard Henry Pratt will accept the students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from M. S. Juslyn to Cornelius R. Agnew, July 26, 1884
July 26, 1884

Acting Secretary in the Department of the Interior M. S. Juslyn writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew enclosing an order securing Agency and Indian Service assistance for Agnew while he is in the West. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 13, 1884
December 13, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding his order of a coat and shoes from the school.  Pratt also commends Agnew for taking in a blind Osage child.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tag.  ...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, June 9, 1884
June 9, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding their upcoming trip to the west and the visit of Mr. Blaine to Carlisle to lay the cornerstone for Bosler Hall. This letter is part of a series of correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, June 2, 1884
June 2, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew discussing the Board of Trustees and the auditing of Pratt's account.  Pratt also mentions the potential visit of General George Crook.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, July 15, 1884
July 15, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew attempting to arrange a visit, as well as a trip to the west to recruit students.  Pratt asks Agnew to come along to help select healthy children, and suggests that they rest in the Las Vegas, New Mexico Hot Springs.  This...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, July 2, 1884
July 2, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding Agnew's nomination to an unnamed committee.  Pratt also discusses his ability to recruit more students thanks to the passing of the Indian Appropriations Bill.  This letter is part of a series of related...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Llewellyn Requests Assistant Surgeon to Accompany Him to Carlisle
August 21, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, requests that Assistant Surgeon Charles B. Ewing be given permission from the War Department to accompany him to the Carlisle Indian School with a delegation of students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Louis Bordeaux Requests Daughters be Transferred Out of Carlisle
December 22, 1884

Louis Bourdeaux requests that his daughters Josephine and Martha be transferred from the Carlisle Indian School to Avoca. Bourdeaux writes that due to the outing program his daughters have rarely been at Carlisle and have instead been servants in various homes throughout Pennsylvania and so has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notification of Pratt's Arrival at Carlisle and Group of Students from Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency
April 18, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Indian Affairs Office that he has arrived back at the Carlisle Indian School from his trip out West. Pratt also notes that he was not able to bring back a party of students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency due to the Agent being detained in a Court case...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Opposition of Local Priest to Government Schools Recruiting Students
September 18, 1884 - October 1, 1884

Marianna Burgess sends a report to Richard Henry Pratt regarding a recruiting trip at the Menominee Agency. Burgess details the difficulties resulting from opposition from the local Catholic Priest. Pratt notes that he has experienced similar opposition at the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, and in a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pima Agency Requests New Spring Wagon
August 30, 1884

Roswell G. Wheeler, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pima Agency, requests a new spring wagon to replace the vehicles currently in use at the Agency. Porter in particular notes the poor quality of the spring wagon that was recently purchased from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Calls Attention to Letter Regarding Adoptions of Jack and Kisetta
December 8, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt calls to the attention of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs his previous letter proposing the adoptions of Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation, to Mr. Paxon a farmer in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania and Miss Mather, one of his former assistants at St. Augustine...

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

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