1893

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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, First Quarter 1893
July 9, 1892

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1883 amounting to $28,076.71 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignations of McConkey and Seabrook
August 1, 1892 - January 4, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignations of William G. McConkey and Alice M. Seabrook.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1892
October 13, 1892

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1893 amounting to $475.28 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school....

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1893
October 14, 1892

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1893 amounting to $22,829.62 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $10,475.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Complaints Made by Mary M. Kennedy
December 11, 1892 - April 1, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy provides Thomas J. Morgan two letters regarding claims made by students at Carlisle regarding their punishment over complaints that they are not receiving enough food to eat. She further states that Richard Henry Pratt punishes students when he hears they have written home...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1893
January 1893

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1893 amounting to $20,834.51 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition of Blanks and Blank Books, January 1893
January 3, 1893

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of payroll of irregular employees blank forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, December 1892
January 4, 1893

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1892. Dixon also includes a note summarizing health conditions of 1892 in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary Kennedy Requests Return of her Granddaughter from Carlisle
January 5, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy requests the return of her granddaughter from the Carlisle Indian School. Kennedy notes that the students like the School but they do not have enough to eat and that the students are sick despite Richard Henry Pratt claiming otherwise. Kennedy further states that her...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase New Printing Press
January 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a No. 3 "Eclipse" Press for the printing office. Pratt notes that previously all of the equipment for the office was purchased by the charity fund of the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Julia Williams
January 7, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of James Williams for the transfer of his daughters, Sarah and Julia, to the Mt. Pleasant School. Pratt notes that the authorization on the part of the Office of Indian Affairs in granting this request will cause a large amount of trouble for Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Overview of Carlisle upon Inquiry of Commissioner
January 9, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan providing him answers to various questions including the enrollment figures over the school's history and presently in 1893. He then discusses the education philosophy of the school when it comes to industrial training and the outing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office He is Unwilling to Obtain Resignations of Disgruntled Employees
January 14, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is not willing to acquire written resignations of employees who quit on short notice.

A note on the front indicates the original was returned to the Carlisle Indian School due to the intentionally discourteous nature of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Standing being Placed in Charge of Chicago Exhibit
January 14, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding placing Alfred John Standing in charge of the building in Chicago. Pratt approves of the placement but notes that he does not agree with his salary being taken out of his funding during this period. He further asks for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ballots for Col. Balch will be Delayed
January 17, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs Office of Indian Affairs that Colonel George T. Balch requesting the forms for notifying him of the results of the ballot along with the ballots. As a result this will delay sending out the ballots but that they should all arrive on time.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Complaints of Bertha Parker
January 18, 1893 - January 20, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to complaints of Bertha Parker regarding her brother Ely Parker and her cousin Nellie Kennedy both of whom are students at the Carlisle Indian School. Parker further claims that both have claimed that they are not getting enough food to eat and that Pratt is lying...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition of Blanks and Blank Books, January 1893
January 18, 1893

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelia A. Merritt's Request for Sick Leave of Absence
January 20-23, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Cornelia A. Merritt's application for a 30-day leave of absence due to sickness. Included is a physician's certificate verifying Merritt's illness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Savings by Mark D. Evarts
January 24, 1893 - February 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Mark D. Evarts asking for his money held by Pratt. Pratt notes that he is holding onto the money due to the fact that Evarts has been spending his money quickly and that he should be increasing his savings rather than diminishing them. After...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Re-Enroll Delia Strong and Sarah Williams
January 25, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from E. E. Riopal, Superintendent of the Mt. Pleasant Indian School, regarding the re-enrollment of the Sarah Williams and Delia Strong at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides a history of the students at Carlisle and notes that both he and the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dorchester Responds to Complaints
January 26, 1893

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of the Indian Schools, comments on his investigation regarding a letter from Adela Rankin about student abuse, as well as complaints of New York Indians regarding a lack of food at Carlisle. Dorchester relates that he has tried to follow up with Rankin but has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Expenses
January 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning to the estimate of funds for the current quarter. Pratt goes through various ways he has already reduced costs and notes that if needed he will send students on outing earlier to further reduce expenses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Cornelia A. Merritt's Application for Sick Leave of Absence (Letter)
January 28, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting immediate action in regards to Cornelia A. Merritt's application for leave of absence.  

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Cornelia A. Merritt's Application for Sick Leave of Absence (Telegram)
January 28, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting immediate action in regards to Cornelia A. Merritt's application for leave of absence.  

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

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