Discontinuance of Alaska Enrollments

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Pratt Responds to Office Objection Regarding Transportation of Alaska Students
February 10, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs objection to his request to pay for a voucher to cover the expense of transporting students from Alaska to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Interior Secretary Disallows Expenses in Transporting Alaskan Students
March 9, 1904

E. A. Hitchcock, Interior Secretary, disallows all expenses incurred in securing students from Alaska from 1903.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information on how to Return Alaskan Students Home
July 16, 1904

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs inform him how to pay expenses involved to returning students from Alaska to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Marsden Requests to be Informed if Alaskan Students are Being Returned
November 15, 1904

Edward Marsden requests to be informed if a rumor regarding the return of Alaskan students at Carlisle to their homes is true.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Financial Decisions on Returning Alaskan Students
December 3, 1904

E. A. Hitchcock provides decisions on allowing or disallowing expenses incurred in returning pupils to Alaska from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Marsden Responds to Office Notice of Return of Alaskan Students
December 13, 1904

Edward Marsden responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the return of Alaskan students from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Schedule of Alaskan Students at the Carlisle Indian Schools
May 11, 1906

J. R. Wise submits schedules of Alaskan students at the Carlisle Indian School including those who are currently enrolled and those who have been discharged.

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
Inquiry into Using Fund to Return Alaskan Students in Case of Lottie Hilton
July 6, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to know if the recent appropriation allowing for funds to transport Alaskan students to their homes would apply to Lottie Hilton.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cost of Returning Students to Homes in Alaska
July 14, 1906 - July 17, 1906

William A. Mercer provides the cost of returning 35 students to their homes in Alaska on account of expired terms of enrollment and ill health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Nephew of Frank Buteau
August 13, 1906

James Wickersham requests to have the nephew of Frank Buteau sent to the Carlisle Indian School. Wickersham cites the treaty upon which the United States acquired Alaska as providing the same rights as the Indigenous population in the rest of the United States.

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
Inquiry into Modification of Legislation to Enable Return of Alaskan Students
March 23, 1907

William A. Mercer inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs whether there was a modification of legislation to enable an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes. Mercer notes that 12 or 14 students should be returned home due to time or health.

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
Request to Enroll Student from Alaska
July 20, 1909 - August 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request to enroll a student from Alaska. The request was denied due to appropriations not being allocated to educate Alaskan students in the Continental United States.

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