Annuities and Allotments for Students

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Claim of Edith Abner to Peoria Fund Distribution
January 18, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Edith Abner. Pratt states that Abner is a student at the Carlisle Indian School and is the proper claimant for the Peoria Fund distributed at the Quapaw Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Annuity Money by Five Pawnee Nation Members
August 16, 1888 - October 31, 1889

Five members of the Pawnee Nation--Frank West, William Morgan, Stacy Morgan, Wilkie Sharpe, and Robert Mathews--request that their annuity money and lease money be sent to them or to Richard Henry Pratt to be in trust. They refer to a letter written a year prior to William J. Morgan informing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Use Annuity Funds of Esther Miller to Pay for Normal School
September 21, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Esther Miller and her annuity money. Pratt states that Miller has not heard from the Office of Indian Affairs but she would like to use her annuity money to attend a Normal School (Pratt recommends the Oswego Normal...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up to Request from Pawnee Members Regarding Annuity
January 13, 1890 - January 16, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter informing the Office that all of the students inquiring about their annuity payment are members of the Pawnee Nation.

Also included is a letter from four students asking the Commissioner of Indian Affairs about their prior...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Indian Names of Pawnee Students Requesting Annuity
January 22, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by providing the Indian names of four members of the Pawnee Nation who are seeking their annuity money while students at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Peter Snow and Sister Provided to Office
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Peter Snow and his sister. Standing provides information on the two students and notes that their father is listed on the annuity roll as Long Tail in addition to noting that Snow's sister is enrolled at the Lincoln...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Instructions Requested for Annuity Check Received for Wilkie Sharpe and Other Annuity Matters
April 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing follows up a previous letter regarding annuity money due to Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School noting that Wilkie Sharpe had died earlier in the year while also noting that the School had received a check for Sharpe and asking what should be done with the check....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Unpaid Annuity Money due Pawnee Students
March 31, 1891

Inquiry by Richard Henry Pratt at the request of Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School into unpaid annuity money.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Sending Sisseton Students to Carlisle
June 15, 1891 - June 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from J. H. Mateer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Indian Industrial Boarding School regarding three girls who had requested to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Mateer claims that the students now desire to wait until they receive their extra...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Claim of Eliza Choteau Regarding Annuity Money
November 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs Thomas J. Morgan that Eliza Choteau claims she has written to the Office of Indian Affairs twice regarding annuity money owed to her and her sister. Pratt notes that Choteau is "a Seneca of the Quapaw Agency" and that both of them are at Carlisle and as far he knows...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Earth Agency Eligible Students for an Annuity Payment
March 1, 1892 - March 9, 1892

Correspondence and reports related to students attending the Carlisle Indian School and Lincoln Institute from the White Earth Agency eligible to receive an annuity from the Agency.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Related to Annuity Money for Cheyenne Students at Carlisle
March 30, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter and list of names from William P. Campbell regarding Cheyenne students at Carlisle who have not received their annuity payments. Pratt notes that there is no need for the students to have the money while at Carlisle and that the money is safe in the Treasury...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Reports Annuity Payment for Lydia Harrington
May 16, 1892

Charles F. Ashley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, reports the annuity payment for Lydia Harrington.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Bent Requests Annuity Payment for College Tuition
September 25, 1892 - September 27, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Julia Bent for her annuity payment in order to pay her tuition at the Cumberland Valley Normal School in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Amos Hamilton Requests Annuity Money
June 9, 1893

Amos Hamilton requests that his annuity money be sent to him at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Money to be Paid to Amos Hamilton
June 20, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to letter regarding money to be paid to Amos Hamilton.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Amos Hamilton
July 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter and refers to his prior letter on July 20, 1893 and notes that Amos Hamilton is a member of the Osage Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Fred Penn
July 18, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Fred Penn. Pratt provides Penn's background and notes that he is quite capable of carrying out his expressed intentions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Annuity Payments to Amos Osage
July 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a previous letter regarding Amos Osage on July 3, 1893 noting that there a clerk made a clerical error. Pratt continues that the clerk assumed that Amos Hamilton and Amos Osage were the same person but that is not the case. Further as Osage is currently at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Confirms Identity of Elias Stanton
January 18, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Elias Stanton. Pratt returns Stanton's letter along with an endorsement of his identity.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Informs Thomas Mason to Write to Office Regarding Missed Payments
November 1, 1894

Nobert M. Allen, U.S. Indian Agent for the White Earth Agency informs Thomas Mason that he should write to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding missed payments.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry of Clarence Smith into his Annuity Payments
December 8, 1894 - April 22, 1895

Clarence Smith inquires about the status of his annuity payments to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Adams Requests Office Forward Him Share of Trust
October 26, 1897

Joseph Adams requests the Office of Indian Affairs forward him his share of the trust held for the Siletz Indians in Oregon to assist him in paying to attend college. (Other documents show that he attended Dickinson College.) 

Pratt has annotated the letter saying he supports this request...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lillie Wind Requests Proportion of Her Money from Sale of Miami
December 13, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests on the behalf of former student Lillie Wind (here Lilly Wind) the funds due to her as a member of the Ottawa nation from the sale of the town site of Miami. Wind has trained as a nurse, is doing well, and has previously sought to obtain these funds from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Annuity Payments to the Chippewa Students
March 12, 1915 - March 23, 1915

Carlisle Indian School Printing Department Clerk John B. McGillis writes on behalf of Chippewa students from the White Earth Reservation to ask if they will soon be receiving annuity payments. 

Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Meritt informs McGillis that they will soon be...

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