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T. S. Ansley Writes that he has Arrived at La Pointe Agency
June 21, 1892

T. S. Ansley writes to Thomas J. Morgan that he has arrived at the La Pointe Agency and that a number of Carlisle students are from the Agency. As the students seem contented and doing well as well writing home to induce others to attend Carlisle. Ansley continues by stating that he would like...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Request to Take 75 Seneca Students
September 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a telegram from Thomas J. Morgan regarding his request that Carlisle take 75 Seneca students. Pratt notes that with the present enrollment plus those he has already accepted would put his enrollment at 782 with others to come. In addition, Carlisle will already...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Louisa Smith Request to Return Home to Sell Property
October 1892

Louisa Smith requests from Thomas J. Morgan to be allowed to return to her home in order to sell her home land. Smith notes her property is not well cared for and the sale will enable her to return in the East and earn her own living.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Phoebe Baird to Return to Carlisle from her Outing
October 24, 1892

Thomas John requests from Thomas J. Morgan to have his granddaughter, Phoebe Baird, returned from her outing to the Carlisle Indian School. In her letter to him, Baird states that she has not been at school lately and desires to return to Carlisle in order to go back to school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Related to Claims from New York Students About Lack of Food
November 26, 1892 - December 13, 1892

Correspondence related to claims from parents on the Cattaraugus Reservation of children at the Carlisle Indian School related to the return of their children. A. W. Ferrin, U.S. Indian Agent for New York Indians, relative to their claims from their children that they do not receive enough food...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Complaints Made by Mary M. Kennedy
December 11, 1892 - April 1, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy provides Thomas J. Morgan two letters regarding claims made by students at Carlisle regarding their punishment over complaints that they are not receiving enough food to eat. She further states that Richard Henry Pratt punishes students when he hears they have written home...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Morgan Toprock Requests to Attend School Full Day or Return Home
December 21, 1892

Morgan Toprock requests from Thomas J. Morgan permission to attend school all day. Toprock notes that his request to Richard Henry Pratt was turned down. If he cannot attend full day school then he asks to return home after Christmas.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Paul Martin Requests Assistance Locating Son
December 21, 1892 - December 27, 1892

Paul Martin requests assistance from Thomas J. Morgan in locating his son, James Martin, who had runaway from the Carlisle Indian School. Martin encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt detailing the circumstances before James left Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Lack of Holiday Break for Teachers
December 23, 1892

Cornelia A. Merritt inquires from Thomas J. Morgan why teachers at the Carlisle Indian School are not permitted a holiday break from teaching.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Overview of Carlisle upon Inquiry of Commissioner
January 9, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan providing him answers to various questions including the enrollment figures over the school's history and presently in 1893. He then discusses the education philosophy of the school when it comes to industrial training and the outing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Complaints of Bertha Parker
January 14, 1893 - January 20, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to complaints of Bertha Parker regarding her brother Ely Parker and her cousin Nellie Kennedy both of whom are students at the Carlisle Indian School. Parker further claims that both have claimed that they are not getting enough food to eat and that Pratt is lying...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Savings by Mark D. Evarts
January 24, 1893 - February 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Mark D. Evarts asking for his money held by Pratt. Pratt notes that he is holding onto the money due to the fact that Evarts has been spending his money quickly and that he should be increasing his savings rather than diminishing them. After...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Claims by Mary M. Kennedy Against the Carlisle School and Request for Return
January 30, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy writes to the Office of Indian Affairs requesting that the New York students at the Carlisle Indian School be returned. Kennedy claims that the students are not receiving enough food to eat. In addition, one student whose father requested his return was claimed to be healthy by...

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
Mary M. Kennedy Requests Return of Her Granddaughter
March 31, 1893

Mary M. Kennedy writes to Thomas J. Morgan asking him to help her granddaughter at the Carlisle Indian School. Kennedy claims that her granddaughter is in danger and that all of the students are afraid of Richard Henry Pratt. Kennedy ends her letter by requesting the return of her granddaughter...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Endorsement of Jesse Bent
April 18, 1893 - April 21, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt provides an endorsement of Jesse Bent to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs at Bent's request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Red Man (Vol. 14, No. 2)
January 1897 - February 5, 1897

David R. Francis forwards a copy of the Red Man Vol. XIV No. 2 to the Office of Indian Affairs. Francis highlights an article concerning the civil service in the Indian School Service.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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