Financial Affairs - Shipping Transactions

Includes discussion of shipping rates, who is paying for shipping, disputes about shipping, etc. Includes both materials to be shipped to school and shipping out of products from school. 

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Rate for Shipping Supplies to Carlisle Indian School
October 8, 1879

Frank D. Karr, Superintendent of Warehouse, informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the rate for shipping freight to the Carlisle Indian School is $0.90 per 100 pounds. Karr further requests that the mark to be placed on the goods to be shipped to Carlisle be provided to him.

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Shipping Rates from New York to Carlisle Indian School
October 8 - October 11, 1879

Frank D. Karr, Superintendent of Warehouse, encloses two letters, one of which relates to shipping organs to Yankton Agency and the other by N. L. Douglass relating to shipping rates to the Carlisle Indian School. Pennsylvania Railroad Company Agent Douglass provides a list of shipping rates from New York to Carlisle. As these rates are the…

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Forwarding Freight Bills and Correspondence Regarding Brooms from Genoa
June 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt transmits freight bills for brooms received from the Genoa School and letters from L. C. Slavens relative to the brooms and asks for instructions.

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Request for Authority to Pay for Freight Shipping
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipment of articles manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School and shipped to various Indian Agencies. In addition, Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipment on articles shipped by the department for the school.

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Request for Additional Funding for Freight Shipping
June 9, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has exhausted his funds for freight shipping on supplies and shipments and requests an additional $200 for the remainder of the fiscal year.

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Request to Pay for Freight to Send Industrial Goods to Agencies
July 6, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay freight costs to send goods manufactured at Carlisle to Indian School to agencies as well as the freight costs for goods purchased for the school not covered by transportation contracts.

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Request to Pay Freight for Shipping Vehicles
July 10, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to cover the amount exceeded in shipping vehicles manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School to various agencies.

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Request to Pay Freight Shipping on Goods Recieved and Sent in 1901
July 10, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipping of articles produced by the industrial department to departmental agencies as well as freight on supplies purchased by the Carlisle Indian School not covered by transportation contracts.

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Quarter Master Informed Freight Shipments Will Require Prepayment
July 23, 1904

H. C. Clevenger, General Freight Agent for the Cumberland Valley Railroad Co., informs the Quarter Master General that all freight charges on shipments to the Carlisle Indian School will require prepayment.

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P&R Railway Returns Letter Concerning Lack of Blank Certificate
April 22, 1905 - April 25, 1905

George Zeigler, Comptroller of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company, returns a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the lack of a blank to certify the rates charged were current and the lowest charged to the public for the same service.

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Potential Switching Charges for Coal Shipment
November 25, 1914 - December 17, 1914

Empire Coal Mining Company President William H. Weble asks Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Oscar H. Lipps why the Cumberland Valley Railroad charged him $0.04 per net ton switching charges. Lipps forwards Weble's letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. 

Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Lipps that if he…

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Reimbursement of Demurrage Charges Caused by Smallpox Quarantine
November 3, 1917 - December 17, 1917

Coal Supplier John Giffie informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. that a smallpox quarantine at the school prevented him from dropping three cars of coal at the school the day he was supposed to do so, which caused him a loss of $6 in demurrage. He requests that Francis pays for the demurrage because it was not his fault…

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Disapproval of Claim for Shipping Coal
December 12, 1917 - December 20, 1917

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Lynah & Read, coal suppliers, made a claim for $2.00 because B. & O. Railroad Company charged them for switching rails while the coal was sent to Carlisle. Assistant Commissioner E. B. Meritt informs Francis Jr. that the claim is an issue between the…

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