Burleson, S. S.

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Pratt Responds to Additional Information Regarding Request to Return Lily Huff
August 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Josiah Baird for the return of his wife Lily Huff. Pratt indicates that the claims in the letter of Rev. S. S. Burleson are unfounded as indicated by the statements of Huff herself as well as the actions...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Celicia Schanandore
October 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from S. S. Burleson for the return of Celicia Schanandore. Pratt provides Schananadore's history at the school and notes that she desired to remain at Carlisle to complete her course of study. However, when...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Abram Hill
March 28, 1892

S. S. Burleson, missionary to the Oneidas, writes to Thomas J. Morgan at the request of Charles Hill for the return of his son Abram Hill. Burleson states that Charles has been getting progressively more blind and can no longer perform labor on his farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Abram Hill
April 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Abram Hill by noting that Hill came to Carlisle from Martinsburg and has remained at Carlisle by his own choice. Pratt states that Hill is currently attending school in Newtown, Pennsylvania and has just expressed a desire to return with the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Louisa King
May 17, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from George King forwarded by the Office of Indian Affairs for the return of his daughter Louisa King. Pratt notes that the writer of the letter S. S. Burleson is in his mid a proper person to be on the reservation as he stirs up all sorts of trouble....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of William and Sarah Archiquette
July 7, 1892

S. S. Burleson seeks the return home of William and Sarah Archiquette from the Carlisle Indian School at the request of Chief Skenandoah, William Archiquette, and Mrs. John Archiquette. Burleson states that the students have been at school for eight years and their family desires their return....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of William and Sarah Archiquette
July 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from S. S. Burleson requesting the return of William and Sarah Archiquette at the request of their mother. Pratt notes that he would like the statements in the letter verified as he includes two enclosures including a letter from William showing that he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
February 20, 1893

John and Mary Archiquette ask Thomas J. Morgan to order the return of their children William and Sarah from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Request for William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
March 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request for the return of William and Sarah Archiquette by their parents. Pratt notes that the students were offered each year to return home and they choose to stay at Carlisle. He ends his letter by discussing his discontent with the author of the request S....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Home Purcell Powlas
February 23, 1895

S. S. Burleson requests the return of Purcell Powlas at the request of his parents from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Purcell Powlas
March 7, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Purcell Powlas to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John D. Powless Follows Up S. S. Burleson's Letter Requesting Return of Son
March 22, 1895

John D. Powless writes to W. N. Hailmann regarding S. S. Burleson's letter requesting the return of his son Purcell from the Carlisle Indian School.

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