Given, Obadiah G.

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Student Recruitment in Western Agencies for Summer 1888
July 25, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send school physician, Obadiah G. Given, to various agencies in the West to recruit 50 to 75 students. Pratt asks for latitude in recruiting students and arranging their transportation rather than having to request specific tickets from each Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request for Return of Angelia Baird
August 21, 1888

Alfred John Standing replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Cornelius and Margaret Baird for the return of their daughter Angelia from the Carlisle Indian School. Standing forwards a statement from Obadiah G. Given that he visited the Baird's in Oneida, Wisconsin...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Given Sent to Indian Territory to Recruit Students
September 12, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt that in accordance with Office of Indian Affairs authority he has sent Obadiah G. Given to Indian Territory to secure students. Pratt notes that he has instructed Given to telegraph the Office directly with the number of tickets needed in order to secure transportation back...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Given Requests 25 Tickets for Delegation to Travel to Carlisle
October 8, 1888 - October 13, 1888

Obadiah G. Given requests the Office of Indian Affairs place 25 tickets for a delegation from Darlington, Indian Territory to the Carlisle Indian School.

A note indicates that 25 first class tickets were awarded to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on October 13, 1888.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send William Campbell to Crow and Sioux Agencies
October 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notes that with the completion of the new school building the Carlisle Indian School can accommodate 500 students on its campus. He further indicates that 189 students are currently on outing with only a few in any one district school allowing them to speak English on a more...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Obadiah G. Given
April 26, 1889

Notice of the death of Obadiah G. Given, School Physician at the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the pay due him to be paid out to his estate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Request to Enroll Adopted Kiowa Nation Member
April 27, 1889 - May 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards request of Lone Star through the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agent for the enrollment of an adopted member of the Kiowa Nation. The letter states that the proposed student was captured as a child in New Mexico.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Voucher Covering Pay of Obadiah G. Given
May 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the balance of salary due Obadiah G. Given. Pratt requests authority to pay the salary to Given's wife rather than his estate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Comptroller Ruling on Pay of Obadiah G. Given
May 4, 1889

Sigourney Butler, Comptroller, informs R. V. Belt that the remaining pay due to Obadiah G. Given should be delayed until a legal representative is appointed to handle the estate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belt Forwards Letter Requesting Pay for Obadiah G. Given
May 9, 1889 - May 15, 1889

R. V. Belt, Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, forwards the letter of Richard Henry Pratt regarding his request to pay Obadiah G. Given's wife as there is no longer a need for letters of administration in his estate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Report of Irregular Employees with Explanation, May 1889
June 24, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt replies to a letter from the Commission of Indian Affairs questioning the report of irregular employees during May 1889.  Pratt explains why the expenditure for labor was double was due to Miss Marsh (teacher) replacing Miss Lowe (teacher), Dr. Stewart replacing Dr....

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Duplicates of Sub-Vouchers to Remove Suspension on Cash Accounts
August 15, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a suspension in his cash papers for the 1st and 2nd quarters of 1889 regarding a voucher for Obadiah G. Given which lacked a receipt. Pratt notes that he does not have the sub-voucher referenced and would a like a copy from the Office of Indian Affairs in order to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Build a Hospital at the Fort Sill Agency
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter with his endorsement from E. L. Clark regarding the erecting of a hospital at the Fort Sill Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Report of Former Carlisle Students at San Carlos Agency
October 16, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides a response to the report of Inspector Junkin regarding former Carlisle students at the San Carlos Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to San Carlos Agency Inquiry
February 15, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter enclosing a letter from Captain Lewis Johnson regarding students from the San Carlos Agency at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides a list of the students who remain at Carlisle and notes that they have all consented to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up to Vacant Physician and Transfer of Odell
August 7, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt follows up with the school physician vacancy as well as the transfer of Malcolm Odell to the position of the Superintendent of the Pottawatomie School. Pratt also makes recommendations for the transfer of Kittie Odell and internal changes.

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

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