Standing, Alfred J.

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Request to Cover A. J. Standing's Expenses
April 5, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that A. J. Standing incurred $206.80 in expenses. Pratt asks that the funds be placed on his next remittance.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering A. J. Standing's Expenses
April 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt transmits a copy of a voucher that covers all the items of expense from A. J. Standing's trip that Pratt paid for.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contracts to Rent 18 Acres of Land for the School Farm
June 15, 1880 - July 16, 1880

Acting Secretary of the Interior A. Bell encloses to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs agreements allowing Richard Henry Pratt to rent 10 acres of land from Annie and Laura Alexander and allowing Pratt to rent 8 acres of land from Benjamin Sanno. The land, which will be rented for a full...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students in the Sisseton, Green Bay, and Lapointe Agencies
October 14, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he will be absent from the school from October 14 to November 6, 1880 to recruit students from the Sisseton, Green Bay, and La Pointe agencies. While absent, Alfred John Standing will serve as Acting Superintendent.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Board of Survey for Two Mules
December 13, 1880 - December 16, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a board of survey conducted on two mules. The board finds that the two mules should be sold.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Leave of Absence to Attend American Missionary Association Meeting
October 29, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs of his acceptance to attend the American Missionary Association annual meeting. He notes that it will allow him to return an exhibit on display in Boston, Massachusetts at no expense to the Government. In his absence A. J. Standing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of the Hire of Obadiah G. Given as Physician
November 17, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has hired Obadiah G. Given as the Carlisle Indian School physician. Pratt details how he came to the decision as well as Given's salary.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students for the 1883-1884 School Year
August 18, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the number of students that Carlisle can carry for the upcoming school year in 1883. He declares that the school is currently has around 320 students enrolled and can carry over 400 which he proposes to acquire from traveling West in order to select certain students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Requests Office Approval of Irregular Employees and Standing Nomination
November 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs approve his Reports of Irregular Employees for August, September 1883 as well as his nomination of Alfred John Standing as Assistant Superintendent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Eagle Requests a Wagon and Harness from Carlisle
December 27, 1883

White Eagle requests that Richard Henry Pratt request from Washington D.C. a spring wagon and harness from the Carlisle Indian School. White Eagle also discusses sending more children from the Ponca Agency and returning his son Frank Eagle back to Carlisle.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Leaves for the Indian Territory and New Mexico for New Students
July 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he is leaving for the Indian Territory and New Mexico for new pupils for the Carlisle Indian School. In his absence he leaves A. J. Standing in charge of the School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Display at the Government Exhibition in New Orleans
July 31, 1884 - August 1, 1884

Alfred John Standing provides a copy of his letter to the Commissioner of the Patent Office Benjamin Butterworth to the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a potential Carlisle Indian School exhibit at the Government Exhibition in New Oreleans. Standing provides an estimate of $2500 if the school...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ticket for Miles to Visit the Carlisle Indian School
September 23, 1884

Alfred John Standing informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has provided a ticket for Miles, a Hampton Institute student, to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Sending Given with Nez Perce Party
April 22, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph agreeing to send Obadiah G. Given with the party of Nez Perces being sent home. Pratt also recommends booking the Emigrant Sleepers as they provide the ability to make coffee therefore saving money on the coffee bill.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Osage Students Sent to Martinsburg
August 21, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Bureau of Indian Affairs that the Osage students were sent with P. H. Bridenbaugh to Martinsburg, Pennsylvania except for Carrie and Minnie Kennedy who were returned to their home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for September 1885
August 28, 1885

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for September 1885. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Informs Office Quapaw Students Ready to Travel to Carlisle
September 5, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the ten Quapaw Agency students are ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that there was a delay due to waiting for students from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Authority to Arrange Transportation for Two Students to Kansas
September 14, 1885

Alfred John Standing requests authority to arrange transportation for two students to Caldwell, Kansas.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for October 1885
September 19, 1885

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for October 1885. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Refers Office to Earlier Letter Regarding Students Waiting for Tickets
September 23, 1885

Alfred John Standing refers Office of Indian Affairs to an earlier letter regarding students at the Sisseton Agency for transportation to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
No Tickets for Oneida Students to Travel to Carlisle
September 25, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Marianna Burgess has reported there are no tickets waiting for her and 20 Oneida students at De Pere, Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Inquiry Regarding Henry Kendall's Travel
September 30, 1885

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a receipt for a ticket for Henry Kendall travel to Washington D.C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Death of Powder Face and Request for Return of Clarence Powder Face
February 5, 1886

Alfred John Standing telegraphs that he has received word that Powder Face has died and the Agency requests that his son Clarence Powder Face be returned to the Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Onondaga Students at Carlisle in 1886
August 23, 1886 - October 11, 1886

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Onondaga students at the Carlisle Indian School between John A. Bowman, Alfred John Standing, Bishop Huntingdon, and Richard Henry Pratt. Pratt concludes the correspondence by forwarding everything to the Office of Indian Affairs requesting that they...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Response to Inquiry on Cyrus Dickson and John Dickson
April 20, 1887

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing information on former students Cyrus Dickson and John Dickson (also known at the school as John Dixon). He indicates that Cyrus spent one year in the harness shop and two and half years in the carpenter shop with John...

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

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