1889

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Request for Annuity Money by Five Pawnee Nation Members
August 16, 1888 - October 31, 1889

Five members of the Pawnee Nation--Frank West, William Morgan, Stacy Morgan, Wilkie Sharpe, and Robert Mathews--request that their annuity money and lease money be sent to them or to Richard Henry Pratt to be in trust. They refer to a letter written a year prior to William J. Morgan informing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1889
August 27, 1888

Special etimate of funds for the first quarter of 1889 amounting to $9,007.41 for support of school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1889
October 22, 1888

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $11,090.35 for support of the school and stock cattle. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,810.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Responds to Complaints from Carlisle
October 31, 1888 - July 22, 1889

Louis L. Robbins, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding complaints made by Richard Henry Pratt in receiving various supplies and invoices late.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplementary Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1889
November 19, 1888

Supplementary estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $2,433.00 for support of the school and stock cattle.  

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, 1888
December 28, 1888 - January 7, 1889

These materials include a descriptive statement of students regarding 15 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of the Dakota Territory.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Descriptive Statement of Students from Pine Ridge Agency, 1889
January 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt sends cover letter forwarding descriptive statement of students who arrived at the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency on January 1, 1889.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1889
January 1, 1889

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1889 amounting to $8,676.85 for support of the school, $7,705.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Work of Anne S. Ely, Outing Agent
January 7, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the responsibilities of Anne S. Ely, Agent for Outing Pupils at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that Ely oversees all aspects of the Outing program including corresponding with the students and patrons as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 8, 1889

A. G. Miller requests the Office of Indian Affairs provide an order to Richard Henry Pratt to enroll Little Bear at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt had informed him that he could only enroll Little Bear with an order from the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Have a Group of Navajo Students Enroll at Carlisle
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations on securing a party of Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that the Agent should attempt to gather 50 students with a minimum of one-third of the party being girls and to have no students under the age of 12. When the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by A. G. Miller to enroll Little Bear. Pratt notes that his school physician examined Little Bear when he visited the school with his parents. Pratt ends by saying that he notified Miller that Carlisle will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment in the Navajo Agency and Request to Visit the East
January 25, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agent, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegram to have him secure 50 Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Vandever notes that it is difficult to secure Navajo students in normal times but at present the snow makes travel...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Appoint Carrie Morse to Fill Teaching Vacancy
January 28, 1889 - February 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignation of Mabel Crane as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School as well as the application and his recommendation of Carrie E. Morse to fill the vacancy. Pratt notes that in addition to her recommendations he has sought out personal letters from the places...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Mark Penoi Home
January 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Mark Penoi to his home in Laguna, New Mexico due to the death of his parents. Pratt states that officials from Laguna have requested his return in order to look over his family's property and the children who depend on it.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Zippa Metoxen Home
February 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Zippa Metoxen to her home due to the health of her parents and be provided with transportation for her to De Pere, Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Information on Appointment of Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt inquires when he will be informed of action on his application to appoint Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger to the positions at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Singing Teacher and Purchase Song Books
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sioux Commission Unexpended Balance
February 9, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt as the head of the Sioux Commission provides the Treasury Department with the unexpended balance due to negotiations with the Sioux.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Party of Piegan Students at Carlisle
February 25, 1889 - March 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Almon B. Coe, Superintendent of the Blackfeet Schools, to have a party of students from his school enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt in his note to the Office of Indian Affairs states that he would be willing to take a party of students from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Employ Music Teacher
February 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to employ Professor Brown of Pittsburg as a music teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Wheelock Requests to be Returned Home
March 7, 1889 - March 22, 1889

Charles D. Wheelock informs Richard Henry Pratt that his father is retiring as a farmer and has offered him the option to take over his farm. Wheelock notes that to accept would require him to leave Carlisle early. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence Granted to Richard Henry Pratt in 1889
March 7, 1889

H. L. Muldrew, 1st Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior, grants two weeks leave of absence to Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Six Nez Perce Students at Carlisle
March 18, 1889 - March 26, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from H. Heth, Special Agent in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, to enroll 6 boys from that agency in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that in his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to accept the students as long they were...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Blackfeet Students to Enroll at Carlisle
March 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from M. D. Baldwin, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, regarding a request from Baldwin for students from the Blackfeet Agency to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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