Medical Supplies and Materials

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Request to Purchase 140 Vaccines for Students
November 19, 1879

Surgeon J. H. Frantz informs Richard Henry Pratt that only 30 of the 158 students have been vaccinated. Pratt forwards Frantz's comments to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and requests to purchase 140 vaccines.

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Requests Five Additional Crusts of Vaccine Virus
December 15, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that the five crusts of vaccine virus previously sent are insufficient with many not taking and requests five additional crusts.

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Acknowledgement of Receipt of Five Crusts of Vaccine Virus
December 22, 1879

Richard H. Pratt acknowledges receipt of five crusts of vaccine virus.

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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Status of Medical Supplies Transferred to Interior Department
January 2, 1880

Comptroller W. W. Lipton refers to an account in favor of the War Department for $630.78 for medical and hospital supplies transferred to the Interior Department as part of the transfer of the Carlisle Barracks from the War to Interior to establish the Carlisle Indian School. Lipton states that he has no evidence that the transfer of medical…

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List of Supplies to Purchase
January 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, requesting permission to purchase the listed supplies for the school. Some of the supplies had already been purchased for immediate use. The request includes construction materials, repairs to buildings and the ambulance, books, scientific and medical supplies, industrial…

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Return of Medical Property and Transfer of Hospital Supplies for Fourth Quarter 1879
February 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt submits his return of medical property and transfer of hospital supplies for the fourth quarter of 1879. 

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Transfer of Medicine from Carlisle Barracks
February 28, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that medicine transferred from the War Department is not needed at Carlisle, as his homeopathic physician will supply his own. Pratt suggests that the medicines be sent elsewhere.

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Return of Medical Property, First Quarter 1880
June 11, 1880

Richard H. Pratt transmits to Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. E. Trowbridge his Return of Medical Property form for the first quarter of 1880.

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…

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Estimate for Medical Supplies, December 1880
December 11, 1880 - December 14, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards an Estimate of Medical Supplies that covers the first six months of 1881.

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 Five Crusts of Vaccine Virus
December 29, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests five crusts of vaccine virus for new students and for students who received the vaccine a year ago but for whom it did not work.

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Special Estimate for Medical Supplies, December 1882
December 11, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt forwards special estimate for medical supplies in addition to a letter from the physician of the Carlisle Indian School Obediah Given describing the necessity of the supplies.

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Pratt Requests Vaccine be Sent for New Students
February 12, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests to be sent two crusts vaccine viruses in order to vaccinate new students.

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Special Estimate for Medical Supplies, January 1890
January 20, 1890

Richard H. Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate for Medical Supplies for immediate use of fiscal year 1890 amounting to $139.60. An explanatory cover letter is included.

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Estimate for Medical Supplies, July 1890
July 31, 1890

School Physician Dr. Fordyce Grinnell submits changes to Estimate of Medical Supplies for July of 1890. The form includes substitutions and additional medical supplies. Richard H. Pratt forwards Grinnell's letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Request to Purchase Lens Test Kit for Glasses
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to purchase a test set of lenses due to an increase in poor eyesight among students resulting from Grippe. Pratt notes that after a trial of the lens test kit over several weeks he is now satisfied that it is successful and will ultimately save students money on glasses.

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Various Books Requested for Nursing Training and Hospital
October 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authorization to buy books listed in letter to be used to train students in nursing as well as for the use of the school hospital.

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Pratt Forwards Report on Shortage of Medical Supplies
October 23, 1891 - October 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a report of school physician C. R. Dixon regarding a shortage in the invoice of various medical supplies. Pratt notes that the school only asks for what it needs.

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Request of Additional Medical Supplies, January 1894
January 6, 1894

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate for Additional Medical Supplies for the current fiscal year of 1894. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost.  Pratt, also advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the medical supplies are needed at once. An explanatory cover letter is included. 

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Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Beck Microscope
July 27, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a Beck microscope in order to better detect tuberculosis among students.

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Request for 250 Smallpox Vaccines be Sent to Carlisle
December 12, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests 250 smallpox vaccines be sent to Carlisle or that he be authorized to purchase them on the open market.

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Request for Vaccine Virus
April 24, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt requests 150 points of vaccine virus.

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Pratt Requests Immediate Response to Purchase Vaccines
April 28, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt indicates that this previous letter requesting authority to buy vaccine viruses was not answered immediately. Pratt notes that he will purchase the vaccines without authority if there is a further delay.

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Request to Pay Vaccine Point Invoice
November 8, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the invoice for vaccine points received earlier in 1899.

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Request for Vaccine Supplies
December 16, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests that 100 vaccine points be sent to the Carlisle Indian School to vaccinate incoming students.

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Pratt Reports on Varioloid Outbreak at School
January 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a report from the school physician regarding the smallpox vaccine sent to the school. In addition, he notes a minor outbreak causing him to use the farm house as a hospital and purchasing different vaccine points from a local druggist.

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