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Request to Pay Hocker Farm Rent for Fiscal Year 1901
July 6, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay $600 for the rent of the Hocker Farm for fiscal year 1901 and requests the lease be renewed for one year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend Money Placing and Visiting Students on Outing, 1900
July 6, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $1,000 in placing and visiting students on the outing program during the summer of 1900.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Second Hand Second Hand Printing Press
July 7, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a second hand press following the failure of school's old printing press.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Kutz Farm
August 2, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase the Kutz farm in order to expand the size of the Carlisle Indian School farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1902 Financial Estimate
August 3, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt provides an overview of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School in addition to an overview of the enrollment during the 1899-1900 academic year. Pratt ends by providing an estimate for the 1902 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Joseph Scholder on Irregular Rolls
August 7, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay Joseph Scholder as an apprenticed blacksmith on the irregular rolls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Authority to Spend Additional Money in Purchase of Books
August 20, 1900

Alfred John Standing requests authority to spend more money in the purchase of Reed & Kellog's Higher Lessons in English due to higher than anticipated costs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Appointment of Pearl McArthur as Assistant Matron
September 11, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests various changes in salary following the resignation of Dennison Wheelock. Pratt requests that Pearl McArthur be assigned as assistant matron and that a domestic science teacher be created.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Sloyd Equipment
September 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase additional equipment for the sloyd department on account of the transfer of a number of smaller students from the Lincoln Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Mattress Maker and Purchase New Mattress
October 9, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a mattress maker to repair mattresses and to buy additional new mattresses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Roof Paint and Pay Skilled Labor
October 9, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase enamel roof paint as well as other supplies in addition to paying various skilled laborers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Kuhn Formaldehyde Generator and Wood Alcohol
October 23, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a measles outbreak at the Carlisle Indian School and diphtheria outbreak in the borough of Carlisle. As a result he requests authority to purchase the Kuhn Formaldehyde Generator along with a 55 gallon barrel of wood alcohol for use as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Property Accounts, October 1900
October 31, 1900

Richard H. Pratt lists the property accounts for the first quarter of fiscal year 1901 and forwards them to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Documents Related to Purchase of Kutz Farm by Government
November 1, 1900 - February 15, 1901

A. C. Tonner, Acting Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs, forwards correspondence connected to the Kutz Farm, a survey of the land, and copy of the act of the Pennsylvania Legislature authorizing the purchase of the U.S. Government of the Kutz Farm to the Secretary of the Interior. The...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Additional Food for 1900 Holiday Dinners
November 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase additional turkeys, fruits, nuts, and other food items for a Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for the students of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Endorses Dispersal of Orlando Kenworthy's Annuity
November 2, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Orlando Kenworthy to have his annuity payment paid to him in order to have it earn interest at the Carlisle Indian School bank.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Boat's Worth of Coal
November 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase one canal boat worth of anthracite coal at $1.72 per ton.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Fort Hall Agency Annuity Payments be Sent to Carlisle
November 16, 1900 - November 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from A. F. Caldwell, U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Hall Agency, of students who are eligible to receive annuity payments. Pratt requests their money to be sent to Carlisle where it can be placed in their student accounts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances B. Johnston Provides Contract Details Related to Photographing Carlisle
December 21, 1900

Frances B. Johnston informs A. C. Towner that she has received his letter regarding photographing the Carlisle Indian School. Johnston provides further details regarding the contract.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Treatment of Mary Tallchief
December 28, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the expenses associated with the treatment of Mary Tallchief's eyes at the Medico-Chirurgical Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Action on Kutz Farm Deed
January 2, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the deed for the Kutz Farm was sent to the Office on November 1, 1900 but has received no response nor has the deed been returned. Pratt also notes that the Pennsylvania legislature meets today and he should know the Office's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter Regarding Transfer of Kutz Farm Deed
January 4, 1901 - January 5, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from James B. Holland, United States Attorney, regarding the transfer of the Kutz Farm deed to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attorney General Refers to Kutz Farm Sought by Carlisle Indian School
January 5, 1901

John W. Griggs, Attorney General, responds to the Secretary of the Interior inquiry regarding the title to the Kutz Farm. Griggs states that the papers have been referred to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Proposed Act Ceding Control of Kutz Farm to Government
January 15, 1901 - January 18, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proposed act ceding jurisdiction of the Kutz Farm to the United States. Pratt notes that it is similar to the act for the Parker Farm and says there is nothing to object to that he can see.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Dental Bills of Students
January 29, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay dental bills of students who do not have the money to cover the expense.

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

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