Richard Henry Pratt writes that the initial delegation of students from the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies terms of enrollment are set to expire and requests authorization for funds to return them. Pratt notes that many of the students wish to remain but that their parents desire them to return home. He writes that many of the older students…
Students Returning Home at End of Term
Richard Henry Pratt writes that the terms of enrollment are up for students from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, the Sisseton Agency, the Pawnee Agency, the Ponca Agency, and the Green Bay Agency.
Pratt notes that half of the students whose terms are set to expire desire to remain at Carlisle…
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes at the end of their enrollment terms. Pratt notes that many of these students have expressed a desire to remain and notes that agents should attempt to secure permission from their parents for their children to remain. Pratt notes many students who were expected to…
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return students whose terms of enrollment have expired to their homes.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return and pay expenses for Manuelito Chou, Francisco, Eva Rufina, and Edward Myers to be returned to their homes due to their health. In addition, Pratt requests authority to return John Bull to be returned to his home due to the expiration of his term.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority for his actions in returning the Mary Ealy, the last member of the Pueblo (Zuni) Nation at Carlisle, with the party of ill Navajo students being led home by Dr. Lippincott.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to send 43 pupils to their homes following the expiration of their three year term of enrollment. Pratt notes that the number of students might decrease when he meets with the parents during a visit to the various agencies in order to convince them to keep their children at Carlisle longer.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return a number of students to their homes due to ill health in addition to the students who are being returned due to the expiration of their terms.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the expenses of all students whose terms of enrollment expire and ill health during the remainder of the 1883 fiscal year.
Richard Henry Pratt makes the recommendation to the Office of Indian Affairs of keeping students whose terms are set to expire through the end of the school term in June.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority for funds to return to their homes an additional 20 students above the appropriation provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on October 1, 1884.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return 48 students of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that of those being returned 23 students are being sent home due to the expiration of their terms and 25 for various reasons. In addition, he requests permission to bring to Carlisle 70 students.
Richard Henry Pratt recommends that De Bett Cheyenne Chief, who the school planned to send home due to illness, be send home sooner in response to a request from the agency. Due to Cheyenne Chief's health Pratt recommends sending Kise Williams, whose time at the school has expired, with him while also noting that Williams is the best harness…
Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of students whose terms of enrollment are set to expire or for other reasons and requests authority to return them to their homes.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the transportation of Harriet Mary, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, whose term of enrollment has expired and whose mother is requesting her return home. Pratt notes that the Nez Perce agent Charles E. Montieth recommends the new agent for the Nez Perce Agency accompany her on her trip home.…
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to send home Millie Yellow Bear to accompany Lena Black Bear, who is ill. In addition he notes that he has delayed sending Thomas Kester home due to his coming down with a case of the mumps.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have expired have elected to remain at the school.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that 101 pupils are due to be returned to their homes after having spent five years at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt digresses from his request to cover transportation for these pupils by discussing the fact that he feels their futures are much more uncertain by returning them to…
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of the Indian Affairs of the 60 students who are entitled to return to their home at the end of the school term due to the expiration of their enrollment or sickness.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Louise Schanandore (here Louisa Schanandore) on the advice of the acting physician due to ill health. Pratt notes that she can be escorted by Jemima Wheelock whose term of enrollment has ended.
Richard Henry Pratt reports that 35 San Carlos Apache students are eligible to return to their homes due to the expiration of their terms. Six of the students have elected to remain an additional year but Pratt notes that many more should remain and likely would with the encouragement from the agent and their friends.
Pratt requests a…
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes due to various reasons along with various escorts.
Note: The student referred to here as Maurice Walker is also known as Maurice Yellow Hair.
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 returns letters to W. N. Hailmann regarding Purcell Powlas. Pratt notes that Powlas should remain on the home going list with the expectation that he will return in the fall.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $4,000 to return students home during the current fiscal year.