1884

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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
Proposal for Building New Dining Room
September 3, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt transmits to the Bureau of Indian Affairs plans for a building at the Carlisle Indian School to include a kitchen, dining room, laundry, and a sewing room along with a cellar for commissary supplies, root cellar, and coal bin. Pratt notes that using School labor and materials...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Unwilling to Take All Boys from Mescalero Agency
September 5, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt writes that he is unwilling to only accept boys from the Mescalero Agency and believes that it is possible to obtain girls from the Agency without force despite the Agent's claims. As a result, Pratt requests the transportation money meant for transporting students to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Specifications for Proposed Dining Room to Built
September 5, 1884

Specifications for the proposed Dining Room to be built at the Carlisle Indian School by Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Severe Measures to be Taken to Recruit Apache Girls for Carlisle
September 8, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero Agency, notes that he will use severe measures to recruit girls for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Questions Waiting for Mescalero Agent to Recruit Girls
September 16, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt inquires whether it is worthwhile to wait for William H. H. Llewellyn to recruit girls from the Mescalero Agency. Notes that L. J. Miles is going to leave the Osage Agency with 40 students and he can accept 50 more from that Agency.

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
Proposal Regarding Mescalero Agent Students
September 19, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt references the telegrams sent by William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero Agency, that be encouraged to make up the party of students from the Agency in November. He notes that if Carlisle is unable to enroll the students that they can likely be sent to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Eminent Domain for South Penn Railroad
September 19, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a proposed plan of the South Pennsylvania Railroad to use eminent domain through the State to build a railroad through the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that this would greatly diminish the capability of the...

Format: 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
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
Request for Two Strike and Cook to Visit Carlisle Indian School
October 23, 1884

James G. Wright, U.S. Indian Agent for the Rosebud Agency, requests instructions for allowing Cook and Two Strike to visit their children at the Genoa and Carlisle Indian Schools. Both propose to pay their way and a note attached to the letter indicates there is no objection as long as Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Bring in Additional 60 Students
October 29, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring in an additional 60 students from various agencies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Allow Four Chiefs and Their Wives to Visit Carlisle
November 4, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to allow two Arapaho Chiefs, Powder Face and Left Hand, as well as their wives to visit the Carlisle Indian School in the hopes of making it easier to allow families to send girls to the school by having women visit. In addition, Pratt proposes allowing...

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

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