1891

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Correspondence Regarding Difficulties Recruiting Students at Fort Belknap
April 18, 1890 - March 25, 1891

Correspondence regarding difficulties of William P. Campbell in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School at the Fort Belknap Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Applications and Recommendations for Two Teachers
March 29, 1890 - July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards applications and recommendations for Lillie Woolston and Jennie Cochran for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1891
August 1, 1890

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1891 amounting to $8,405.10 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Requisition for Stationery, August 1890
August 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a supplemental request for stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1891.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Estimate of Funds
August 21, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt calls to the attention of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs the balance of estimate of funds previously sent on August 1, 1890. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplementary Report of Irregular Employees, August 1890
August 31, 1890 - March 23, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt sends the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a supplementary report of irregular employees for August 1890. Included is an explanatory cover letter in which Pratt provides information on the newly-appointed girls matron, Lydia E. Dittes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Additional Clerks to Meet New Duties
September 19, 1890 - July 2, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests two additional clerks tp meet the demands recently imposed by the Office of Indian Affairs circular of June 23, 1898. Pratt notes that the administrative burden is quite high and would lead him to abandon his current financial recordkeeping of student money of which...

Format: Financial Documents, Ledgers, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1891
October 7, 1890

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1891 amounting to $21,597.44 for support of the school and fulfilling treaties with Indians.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1891
December 6, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $5,598.25 for the transportation of students and support for the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1891
January 5, 1891

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1891 amounting to $13,466.90 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, December 1890
January 6, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, December 1890
January 9, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during December 1890. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Gender Breakdown by Grade at End of 1890
January 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the gender breakdown by grade of the Carlisle Indian School as of December 31, 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Objects to Inputs for the 1890 Annual Report
January 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes personally to Thomas J. Morgan to object to the method used to calcuate the costs in educating students at the various Indian Schools. Pratt notes that in the 1890 Annual Report all costs for Carlisle were represented while other schools did not have certain costs...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Enroll Children of Sophia Lacey
January 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Sophia Lacey to enroll her children at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that if the children are eligible then he would be glad to enroll them as well as arrange transportation. Pratt further...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Travel and Expenses of Rev. Emmegahbou and Rev. Wright
January 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding the travel expenses of Reverend J. J. Emmegahbou and Reverend Charles Wright. Pratt notes that he furnished a return ticket for Emmegahbou from Carlisle to White Earth and incidental expenses but did not pay for the expenses...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William F. Campbell Indicates He Has Not Heard from Department
January 28, 1891 - February 2, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from William F. Campbell regarding the government providing an allowance for him to attend Law School. Campbell notes that he has not heard from the Department and assumes that the allowance was not approved. In addition, Campbell recounts a ghost dance on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Sioux Party to Visit Carlisle
January 31, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Sioux Party currently in Washington D.C. be allowed to visit the Carlisle Indian School. If this is not possible then Pratt asks that nine students be allowed to visit Washington at their own expense.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt's Comments on Proposed List of Books for Indian Schools
February 4, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides comments to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the various textbooks and education curriculum at the Carlisle Indian School and how it relates to the proposal of the Office for Indian Schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, January 1891
February 9, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for January 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter from Nellie L. Nunn Requesting Agency Position
February 11, 1891 - February 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Nellie Londrosh Nunn requesting the farmer's position at the Agency for her husband.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1891
February 11, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1891. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into When Sioux Chiefs Will Visit Carlisle in 1891
February 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt inquiries when the Sioux Chiefs will visit the Carlisle Indian School as there are a dozen students on outing who would like to meet them.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lydia Flint to her Home
February 12, 1891 - March 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Levi Flint concerning his daughter Lydia Flint a student at the Carlisle Indian School. Levi asks that the Government return his daughter to her home due to her having already spent three years at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Agreement Covering Allowance of Chester Cornelius to Attend College
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Clement C. Gaines, President of the Eastman Business College, and a contract between him and Chester P. Cornelius. Gaines states that he likely filled out the contract incorrectly which would have provided Cornelius an...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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