Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to go home in order to aid their fathers. Richard Henry Pratt in returning the requests to the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommends denying the requests on grounds that he had recently lectured both students and believed the requests to have resulted from these lectures.
Requests to Return Home from Students
Charles D. Wheelock informs Richard Henry Pratt that his father is retiring as a farmer and has offered him the option to take over his farm. Wheelock notes that to accept would require him to leave Carlisle early. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that Wheelock's case warrants an exception to having students…
Nicholas Ruleau requests permission to return home from the Office of Indian Affairs due to deaths in his family. Ruleau notes that he has been at the school for seven years and is currently on outing.
Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Nicholas Ruleau to be returned home. Standing notes that Ruleau has generally been working on outings during the summer and attending public schools during the winter. He further states that Ruleau entered into a contract with Samuel Reed for one year…
Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning the order to return Edward Kills Hard (here Edward Star) to the Pine Ridge Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request from Thomas A. Metoxen to return to his home. Pratt notes that Metoxen has since changed his mind and requested to be sent out on outing which Pratt complied with. As a result Pratt recommends fulfilling the obligation but will follow the Office's wishes if…
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request to return Henry Keoke to his home. Pratt provides Keoke's history at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his last letter to Keoke informing him that as he decided to go out on outing he needs to complete his outing before being sent home.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding requests for the return home of James Wolf. Pratt notes that due to Wolf's having only one functioning eye he should remain at Carlisle for his full term in order to take full advantage of his education. Pratt includes letters sent to the Agency and Wolf while on outing…
Festus Pelone requests permission from Thomas J. Morgan to be returned to his home during the winter. Pelone writes that he has no money in the bank due to being unfairly punished by Richard Henry Pratt for leaving his outing.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas Metoxen's request to either be sent home or receive additional pay to remain at Carlisle. Pratt notes that Metoxen choose to stay as part of the band when asked (in order to travel to and perform in Chicago) and that the possibility for increased pay depending on the appropriation. However, at the moment…
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of John Uyya to be returned to his home.
Thomas Hall requests of Richard Henry Pratt to return home on account of his health. Pratt forwards the request to Dr. Carlos Montezuma to make a report.
John Kennedy, Peter Dillon, and Richard Grant request to be returned to their homes for the summer.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of John Kennedy, Richard Grant, and Peter Dillon to be returned to their homes.
Ida Wasee requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to return home for the summer and return to Washington D.C. in the Fall.
Cover document for Ernest Hogee's request to be allowed to return to Arizona.
Alfred John Standing responds to a request for Julia Hand to return to her home over the summer and return during for the Fall.
Alfred John Standing replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the case of Ida Wassee and her request to return to the West.
Sophia and Jacob Johnson request the return of their two children Katie and David from the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from Amos Long Wolf to return home.
Edgar A. Allen responds to a request to return Juan Pedro.
Correspondence between Senator Porter J. McCumber and others regarding the return of Maggie Venne to her home. The final letter indicates that Venne is return from outing in order to be sent home.
Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Maggie Venne has been brought back from her outing home and will leave shortly to return to her home. Allen further returns correspondence from Senator Porter J. McCumber regarding his request to have Venne returned.
Senator Porter J. McCumber thanks W. A. Jones for his assistance in helping Maggie Venne return to her home.
Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Louis Matlock at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his return to the Pawnee Agency.