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Request to Engage in Indian Education in Oregon
July 18 - July 19, 1879

Lieutenant Melville C. Wilkinson requests to temporarily engage in "Indian educational work" in Oregon, and Acting Secretary of the Interior A. Bell forwards and endorses Wilkinson's request to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of War. In his telegraph to the Secretary of War...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Authority to Engage in Indian Education in Oregon
July 23, 1879 - August 1, 1879

Secretary of War George W. McCrary informs Assistant Secretary of the Interior A. Bell that he does not have authority to allow Lieutenant Melville C. Wilkinson to engage in Indian education as Richard Henry Pratt is already in that line of work. Instead, Wilkinson will be sent to a college in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Two Students from Chemawa Indian School
March 1, 1894 - March 9, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Stella M. Cannon, teacher at the Chemawa Indian School, requesting that two students be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he can arrange the transfer of the two students in order to have them continue their education at a higher...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Robert Depoe's Salary be used to Repay Loan
February 14, 1900 - August 8, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs order the Siletz U. S. Indian Agent to have money paid to Robert Depoe paid to him in order to cover a loan for his return. Pratt encloses correspondence in order to provide context to his request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Four Runnels Siblings
December 18, 1902 - January 23, 1903

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Mary, Hiram, Lewis, and Thomas Runnels at the Carlisle Indian School. Albert M. Anderson, U.S. Indian Agent for the Colville Agency, complains that the Runnels were transferred to Carlisle without his consent and as such has undermined his authority....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Georgie A. Cook at Chemawa
July 27, 1904

W. S. Bannerman, Minister of the Prestyerian Churches of Sitka, requests to enroll Georgie A. Cook at the Chemawa Indian School.

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