Abbott, F. H.

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Plan to Test Cattle for Tuberculosis, 1910
September 3-23, 1910

Acting Chief of Bureau of Animal Industry A. M. Farrington informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he will send a veterinarian to test the Carlisle Indian School cows for tuberculosis if he so desires.

Acting Commissioner F. H. Abbott informs Farrington that he would like the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Ida Sands to Live in Washington D. C.
September 20, 1910 - October 10, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Ida Sands to live in Washington D. C. after returning home to Saganing, Michigan from the Carlisle Indian School. Sands claims she was not able to stay with members of the Chippewa Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by Francis L. Lewis
September 22, 1910 - October 12, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Francis L. Lewis to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Lewis sought permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs due to his being over 21. Lewis' request was denied.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of the Pennel Children at Carlisle
September 23, 1910 - November 29, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding the enrollment of the Pennel children at the Carlisle Indian School. Hebert H. Fiske, the Superintendent of the Haskell Institute, noted that the Pennel children were enrolled at Carlisle despite having been sent home from Haskell. After an...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change in Consideration Procedure for Overage Applicants
October 14, 1910

These materials include a letter from Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott to Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman, suggesting that future applications from overaged individuals be forwarded to the Bureau for expedited consideration.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Confirmation of Legitimacy of a Carlisle Indian School Advertisement
October 14, 1910 - October 26, 1910

Printing Manufacturer Herbert Bingham encloses an advertisement (apparently for Navajo rugs) to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and asks if it is fraudulent, He is suspicious because the government appears to be making a profit on the sale of the items. Second Assistant Commissioner informs...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Re-Enrollment by Richard Hinman
October 24, 1910 - January 11, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Richard Hinman to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Hinman sought an exception from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to enroll as a student over the age of 21. Hinman's request was denied by the Commissioner at the suggestion...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Emilio de Arce
November 16, 1910 - December 13, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll Emilio de Arce at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint of Anna Bebeaux Regarding Hospital Conditions
November 18, 1910 - January 14, 1911

This material includes a complaint made by student Anna Bebeaux concerning poor conditions at the school hospital, and the results of an investigation into the matter by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Hospital Supplies
December 2, 1910 - January 13, 1911

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to spend $101.34 from the "Charity Fund" account for hospital supplies. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott informs Friedman that he doesn't need authority to make the purchase. Carbon copies of Friedman's request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of 8,000 Pounds of Rags and Articles from the Metal and Art Department
December 6, 1910 - December 19, 1910

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests to sell 8,000 pounds of rags and manufactured articles in the metal and art departments. Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. H. Abbott grants permission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Child of Alice E. Patterson
December 10, 1910 - January 11, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by to Alice E. Patterson to enroll her youngest child at the Carlisle Indian School, where she had recently been appointed as an Assistant Laundress. Patterson's request was granted by the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Over-Age and Under-Age Students
December 29, 1910 - August 30, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Moses Friedman to enroll 26 students over the age of 21 or under the age 14. The request was granted by the Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Home by John Runsclose
January 1, 1911 - February 11, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Johns Runsclose to leave the Carlisle Indian School. Runsclose later decided to stay at the school to further his education in the print trade or until he could secure work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Nehemiah Madison to Leave Carlisle #2
February 2, 1911 - April 18, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to allow Nehemiah Madison to return home after he was returned to Carlisle from the outing program. The request was granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds of Cyrus Tallchief
February 9, 1911 - March 7, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request for the funds left at the Carlisle Indian School of Cyrus Tallchief when he left the school. The Second Assistant Commissioner informed the school that they should pay the funds to Tallchief directly.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Nehemiah Madison to Leave Carlisle #1
February 9, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from J. W. Diamond to have his brother, Nehemiah Madison, leave Carlisle early.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Joseph Martin
February 24, 1911 - October 19, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding inquires about the health of Joseph Martin, as well as subsequent requests to have him returned to his home at Elbow Lake, Minnesota.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Grade-Level Restrictions for Enrolled Pupils
April 14, 1911 - July 14, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding an order from R. G. Valentine, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to accept no students not able to enter the third grade. Superintendent Moses Friedman, of the Carlisle Indian School, objected to the plan claiming the present age restrictions were...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Ineligible Students at Carlisle
April 14, 1911 - December 5, 1911

These materials include correspondence and reports from Supervisor of Indian Schools, Charles F. Peirce, listing 69 pupils as ineligible for enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School. Peirce recommended they be dismissed from the school as a result. Additional correspondence regards the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds by Henry Vilcan
April 18, 1911 - May 20, 1912

These materials include correspondence concerning the closure of the school bank account of Henry Vilcan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Investigation Into Enrollment Eligibility of Mescelero Agency Students
May 6, 1911 - October 4, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding students from Bent, New Mexico whose eligibility to attend Carlisle was questioned by Charles F. Pierce, Supervisor of Indian Schools. Pierce claimed the students had access to public schools and should be ineligible to receive an education at a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Amy Cornelius
May 10-18, 1911

These materials include correspondence reporting the death of Amy Cornelius of tubercular meningitis. Cornelius body was returned to her family after a funeral service at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of Isaac Cook
May 26, 1911 - November 3, 1911

These materials include correspondence and legal documents regarding the request of James Cook to have his son Isaac Cook returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Superintendent Moses Friedman initially sought to deny the request based on a claim that Isaac Cook desired to remain at the...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment by J. R. Frye
May 29, 1911 - June 20, 1911

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by J. R. Frye to enroll in the Carlisle Indian School. Frye was attending the Henry Kendall College in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and his request was denied due to his access to public schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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