Crissey, Charles

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Telegram Regarding Orders to Recruit for Hampton
October 3, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt in Onawa, Iowa, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs following up on a previous message regarding his orders to recruit a party of students for the Hampton Institute. Pratt notifies the Commissioner that he has started his return journey.

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Hand-written letter on onion-skin paper
October 3, 1879

Telegram to Richard Henry Pratt from Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks while Pratt is out recruiting students to attend the Carlisle Indian School that reads, "had better wait for [Charles] Crissey. If he does not arrive by fifth without telegraph". Charles Crissey was the Indian Agent who was recruiting students for the Hampton…

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Transportation of Four Students and Cheyenne Chief
November 4, 1879

Agent Charles Crissey informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that Agent Stephens is there with two students for the Carlisle Indian School and two for Hampton Institute. Crissey notes that he is also with Cheyenne Chief Little No Heart, who would like see the school. Crissey asks if he can bring Little No Heart with him.

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Notice of Arrival of Sioux and Menominee Students
November 6, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt noting the arrival of Agent Crissey with Sisseton, Standing Rock, and Cheyenne River Sioux children, Green Bay Menominee children, and Chief Little No Heart at Carlisle. Pratt suggests that all these children should be sent to the Hampton Institute.

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Report on First Three Parties of Students Brought to the Carlisle Indian School
November 13, 1879

Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first groups of Sioux, Menominee Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapaho children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description of the journey, and then lists each…

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Request to Return George Walker Home
April 2, 1883

Request to send George Walker home. Walker had remained at the Carlisle Indian School after this term of enrollment was up at the behest of the Sisseton Indian agent to further learn the harness making trade prior to taking over the agency shop. Pratt recommends returning Walker to his home when the agent is visiting Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
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