Audit of the Financial Transactions of Richard Henry Pratt

Audit of the Financial Transactions of Richard Henry Pratt
Date: 
August 23, 1904

This audit and report, which concerns the finances of the Carlisle Indian School as administered by Richard Henry Pratt, was prepred immediately following his retirement as superintendent of the school. The report focuses on the use of non-governmental funds - charitable donations to the school, as well as income earned through athletics and other activities. Included is background information about the formation of the board of trustees, which was entrusted to oversee the charitable fund.

Following the report are the following exhibits: Debit Charity Account, Charity Fund Book No. 2, Credit Charity Fund, The Charity Fund of the Indian Training School, Carlisle (Ledger #2), Athletic Fund, Memoranda noted on examination of vouchers for disbursements from Charity Fund, Summary of Trial balance taken June 30, 1904, Financial Statement June 30, 1904, Congressional Record concerning improvement of the Carlisle Indian School dated June 29, 1886, Student Accounts, and Clark's Cruise of the "Celtic" to the Mediterranean and the Orient February 2, 1902.

Time Period: 
Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 2694, 1905-#4139