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Students to be Returned Home in 1883
March 26, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Three Students
July 5, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return three students whose terms have expired. Two of the students, Lena Carr and Harry Marmon, stayed behind because of instructions from Dr. Sheldon Jackson but whose parents have since been requested they return. Pratt has also kept Kise to manage...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Two Alaskan Students at the Carlisle Indian School
December 9, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority from the Office of Indian Affairs to enroll two students from Alaska at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that the students were brought from the Sitka school to learn the printing and tin smithing trades by Rev. Dr. Sheldon Jackson. Jackson claims he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alaskan Students at Carlisle and North American Libel Article
December 18, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides a history of Alaskan students at the Carlisle Indian School and notes that their education has been accomplished through the use of extra funds.

Also included is a newspaper clipping from the North American concerning a libel case against the author...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transport Vasha Nakootkin to Seattle
October 15, 1905 - November 21, 1905

Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests to Know More About Appropriation to Return Alaskan Students
July 5, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to know more about an Act of Congress appropriating money for the return of students from Alaska to their homes. Mercer notes that two students in particular should be sent home as soon as possible due to consumption.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Modifying Legislation to Return All Alaskan Students
January 14, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards a letter he sent to Sheldon Jackson where he recommends modifying legislation to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Requests Modification to Allow for Return of Alaskan Students
January 24, 1907

William A. Mercer requests a modification of the Deficiency Appropriation Act to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Inquires if Legislation was Passed Regarding Returning Alaskan Students
March 23, 1907

William A. Mercer inquires if any legislation was passed allowing for the return of students to their homes in Alaska.

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

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