Brooks, E. J.

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Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1880
June 18, 1880 - August 4, 1880

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1880 amounting to $8,805 for areas covering subsistence, employee pay, clothing, supplies, and contingencies. Two explanatory cover letters are attached.

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Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Allow a Party to Stay at School until Chiefs Arrive
June 19, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests returning party should remain at the Carlisle Indian School until the Sioux chiefs arrive. Pratt notes this will prolong their railroad tickets until the June 23rd.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Request for Commissioner to Reconsider Declining the Purchase of Tents
June 20, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks regarding Brooks' decision to not allow Pratt to purchase tents or take his students to camp in the mountains over the summer. Pratt tells Brooks that he had already discussed the plan with Commissioner R. E....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notification that Hart's Party has Left
June 22, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Affairs E. J. Brooks that Hart's party left this afternoon.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chief Spotted Tail's Request to Return his Children and Relatives Home
June 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks that Chief Spotted Tail would like to return his children, one grandchild, and one other relative currently enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School to their homes at his own expense. Pratt believes he should be able to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Chief Spotted Tail's Children and Grandchildren
June 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks that the party has left, and Spotted Tail took his children and grandchildren - who were all students at the Carlisle Indian School - home.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belief that its Good that Chief Spotted Tail Returned His Children and Grandchildren
June 24, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks E. J. Brooks to send him instructions for adding additional pupils to the Carlisle Indian School. He references Sheldon Jackson's mission to recruit Navajo and Pueblo students. Finally, he believes that Spotted Tail's decision to return his children will work to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Place Students in Massachusetts for Summer
June 24, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks if he will accept his request to place a party of students in Massachusetts for the summer.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Let Charles Oheltoint Go
June 25, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt tells Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks to let Charles Ohettoint go and that it won't disturb the Carlisle Indian School if the party returns.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Recruit 50 Ute Students
July 22, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt states that the "long pending Ute matter" is almost finished, meaning that they will be able to recruit 50 students from that nation. Pratt requests to recruit these students himself.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Recruit Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, and Wichita Students
July 22, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks that he has been promised Tsodearko that the Carlisle Indian School has room for additional students from the Comanche Nation. Pratt adds that the school has room for more than 100 more students and that he would be...

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