School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report for the 1886 Fiscal Year.
Cover letter for papers related to the Parker farm and the purchase of mulch.
Note: A document in this file indicates the papers are filed with RG 75, Entry 91, box 393, 1887-#12555.
Richard Henry Pratt proposes extending the lease the school has with the Hocker farm at $600 per annum and encloses the agreement for the indorsement of the Office of Indian Affairs while requesting it be returned.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires when he will be informed of action on his application to appoint Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger to the positions at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan to provide an update on various aspects of the Carlisle Indian School including the construction of the Girls Quarters, the Hospital addition, and the barn. In addition, he provides an update on the status of the number of students at Carlisle and...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various garden seeds for the school.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the rations used at the Carlisle Indian School and a comparison between the Indian School rations and Army rations. Pratt notes the differences mainly in what the school can produce on its own as well as the need for...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas Metoxen's request to either be sent home or receive additional pay to remain at Carlisle. Pratt notes that Metoxen choose to stay as part of the band when asked and that the possibility for increased pay depending on the appropriation. However, at the...
School Statistics accompanying the Annual Report for the 1892 Fiscal Year.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning to the estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1893. Pratt goes through various ways he has already reduced costs and notes that if needed he will send students on outing earlier to further reduce expenses.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the lease of the Henderson Farm with Government funds due to a depleted charity fund. Pratt notes that the Farm is necessary for additional grazing and farming purposes as well as drainage.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs a copy of the lease for the Henderson tract in quintuplicate. The lease covers the outlines of the land being rented as well as its purpose for grazing and farming at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Louis Caswell was employed at farming for 25 days in May 1893.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1892-1893 school year to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt's narrative discusses the enrollment statistics of the school, academic and industrial education, the outing system, the saving system, as well as...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of an outbreak of tuberculosis amongst the school's cattle. Pratt provides an outline of actions taken by him and various government officials to resolve the outbreak.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards in triplicate the proceedings of a Board of Survey concerning the disposition of cattle infected with tuberculosis.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to expend the money received by the Carlisle Indian School due to the transfer of cows affected with tuberculosis to purchase new cows.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the new and old lease for the Hocker Farm and requests that it be approved. Pratt provides information on the purchase of the farm as well as the possibility that it will be sold and further notes that the lease goes into improvements with any remainder going into...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay two Indian assistants at the dairy as milkers during the quarter.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that William Gray, Dairyman, has been called up to join his National Guard company for duty. As a result Pratt requests to pay three Indian students to fill his position until his return.
Charles D. Wheelock requests the assistance of Richard Henry Pratt in helping him secure a new position in the Indian Service as well as a position for his wife Julia Powlas Wheelock.
Edgar A. Allen responds to a request by James Down and M. J. Bentley to return to his home.
Edgar A. Allen requests authority to purchase $500 of potatoes on the open market for students. Allen notes that this request is necessary due to the failure of the crop at the school farm.
Edgar A. Allen forwards bill and voucher for the veterinarian services provided by Dr. S. P. Bishop.
Richard Henry Pratt provides his endorsement of a plan by John S. Spear, Superintendent of the Yuma School, to purchase a farm next to the school.