Financial Affairs - Management

Use for discussion of bookkeeping and financial practices generally. When the topic is how or when financial paperwork was submitted, for example.  

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Forwarding Supplementary Property Return Forms
September 10, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards his Supplementary Property Return forms to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs of Changes in Plans to Escort Recruited Students
October 9, 1879

Richard H. Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt regarding a board to appraise property at the Carlisle Barracks. Pratt notes that, because of the timing of this visit, he will be unable to meet a group of recruited students in the West as planned, and instead suggests sending teachers Alfred J. Standing and Sarah Mather.…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Fund Transfer for Salaries and Debts
November 4, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, requesting $4000 be transferred to his credit for the purposes of settling debts and paying owed salaries. A note in the file suggests that the Commissioner had a total of $7000 transferred into Pratt's account.

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Request for Fund Transfer for Supplies Purchases
November 5, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt requests approved funds be transferred to his credit, so that supplies can be purchased.

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Permission to Build Chapel and Assembly Room
December 3, 1879

Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz approves plans and an estimate for constructing a building that will function as a chapel and assembly room at the Carlisle Indian School. Schurz grants authority to spend $1,165.94 on the project. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request for the Rest of the $4,000 Needed
December 10, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt regarding a request for $4,000 from November 4th. Pratt states that Hayt only sent him $1,031. Pratt then asks for the rest of the requested funds, particularly the $2,100 needed for rations.

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Financial Papers, First Quarter 1880
December 17, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a series of financial papers for the quarter ending September 30, 1879

Note the papers are not attached.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of…

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Urgent Requests for Funds for Chapel
December 30, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt writes two letters to officials at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, inquiring why needed funds for the construction of the chapel have not been provided. In the first letter, to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, Pratt notes that he has borrowed money to fill the financial gap. In the second letter, to Edwin J. Brooks,…

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Request for Funds Settling Debts for Fourth Quarter 1879
February 10, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests an immediate transfer of funds to cover debts from the fourth quarter of 1879.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarded Cash and Property Accounts for Fourth Quarter 1879
February 16, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards his cash and property accounts for the fourth quarter of 1879 to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs Edwin J. Brooks.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Submitting Property and Supplies Invoices for Transfer of Carlisle Barracks
February 25, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt submits invoices regarding the transfer of property and supplies at the Carlisle Barracks to the Department of the Interior. Pratt notes that these files were overlooked when others were transferred previously.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Claim for $2.35 from February Irregular Employees Report
March 29, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a disallowed sum of $2.35 from his February irregular employees report. Pratt explains the error and transmits a new and corrected report.

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Attention Called to Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1880
April 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks that the funds requested in his special estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1880 be sent immediately.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian…

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Request for Authority to Cover $4,850 of Expenses
April 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs' statement of funds that covers some of the Carlisle Indian School's expenses during the first and second quarter of fiscal year 1879-1880. Pratt requests authority to use funds for five other expenses amounting to $4,850.00 from the same period of time.

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Voucher Covering A. J. Standing's Expenses
April 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt transmits a copy of a voucher that covers all the items of expense from A. J. Standing's trip that Pratt paid for.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian…

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Cash and Property Accounts, March 1880
May 1880

Richard Henry Pratt lists the cash and property accounts for the quarter ending March 31, 1880 and forwards them to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Answers and Explanations to Exceptions and Suspensions to Accounts, 1879
July 27, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards answers and explanations to the Office of Indian Affairs' exceptions and suspensions on his accounts for June-July 1879 and the third quarter of 1879.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Duplicate Answers and Explanations to Exceptions and Suspensions to Accounts, 1879
August 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards duplicate answers and explanations to the Office of Indian Affairs' exceptions and suspensions on his accounts for June-July 1879 and the third quarter of 1879.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Acknowledgement of $8,805 Disbursement to Pratt's Credit
August 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of an $8,805.00 deposit to his credit to cover the Carlisle Indian School's expenses for the current quarter. Pratt requests Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. E. Trowbridge's written approval for the disbursement of the funds.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request Funds for Contingent Expenses, First Quarter 1880
August 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the school's contingent expenses in the current quarter, which he estimates to be $1,280.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Answers to Exceptions to Returns, September 1880
September 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a series of exceptions made to his Returns.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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Letters/Correspondence
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Cash and Property Accounts, June 1880
September 27, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt lists the cash and property accounts for the quarter ending June 30, 1880 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request for Funds for Recruiting and to Install Steam Heat at the School
October 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests funds to recruit students from the Sisseton, Green Bay, and La Pointe agencies and to install steam heating in the buildings at the school.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Corrected Weekly Statement of Funds
November 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt submits a corrected weekly statement of funds.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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Request for Approval of Two Forms to Complete Quarterly Accounts
November 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to approve his Changes in School Employees and Report of Irregular Employee forms for September 1880 so that he can complete his third quarter accounts.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration