Richard Henry Pratt lists the cash and property accounts for the quarter ending June 30, 1880 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
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...
Second Auditor O. Ferriss allows Sheldon Jackson's claims for $197.97 and $23.90 for travel expenses incurred while transporting Indian students from New Mexico to the Carlisle Indian School in the Summer of 1880. Jackson encloses the claim to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and asks him to...
Alex Hyde writes to Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz about his experience as an outing host for three Carlisle Indian School students, Lillie, Stephen, and Frank, in the Summer of 1880. Hyde states that he heard about outing from his daughter, Mary R. Hyde, who works as a girl's matron at...
Envelope wrap detailing three miscellaneous receipts from Richard H. Pratt.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks to increase the clothing budget of the Carlisle School by $500 due to additional students arriving in the current quarter.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter forwards the lease of the Parker Farm and states that Mary P. McKeehan is a widow.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a telegram he received from Dr. Faulkner in Prairie du Chien. Faulkner states that he is snow bound and requests funds.
Richard Henry Pratt returns the corrected lease for the Parker Farm in 1881.
Richard Henry Pratt, brings to attention the account of Carlisle School physician Dr. W. H. Faulkner who was advanced two hundred dollars to accompany two sick students to their homes. According to Pratt this transaction was approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs but the official...
Richard Henry Pratt discusses the appropriation of $20,000 for employees at the Carlisle Indian School and his incorrect interpretation for applying the funds. Pratt indicates that he believed the funds only covered regular employees and not irregular employees and Indian apprentices. As a...
Richard Henry Pratt requests an increase in the proposed appropriation for 1883 allocated to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to replace the gutters on older buildings to prevent further damage to the structures. Pratt outlines the cost of the tin to update the gutters as well as hiring an additional mechanic on the irregular rolls.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has notified Richard M. Parker of his intent to terminate the lease of the Carlisle Indian School for the Parker Farm.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards for approval the lease agreement between the Carlisle Indian School and Samuel K. Humrich for a 225 acre farm beginning on February 17, 1883.
Henry Morgan Teller, Secretary of the Interior, approves the lease.
Obadiah G. Given forwards the deed of trust covering the purchase of the Hocker Farm by the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs authority to send Cora Eyre to the Navajo Agency to work as a laundress at the Agency school.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs five copies for the lease of the Hocker Farm signed by members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. Pratt notes that Board was authorized to act in all matters pertaining to the Trust and that one of the...
Richard Henry Pratt requests that funds expended from the Carlisle Indian School appropriation to send three students to take positions in the Indian Service at the Navajo Agency be refunded from another fund.
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William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, recommends sending 50 children to the Carlisle Indian School following the positive association with the school. Llewellyn notes that the sooner this is accomplished the easier it will be to send the students. He...
Richard Henry Pratt requests the money for the Hocker Farm lease early in order to pay interest, taxes, and other expenses due on April 1, 1884. Pratt asks how to proceed to receive the funds in time.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his letter of February 27, 1884 regarding the Hocker Farm lease. Pratt notes that part of the $1000 now and the remainder to be used at the end of the month and asks how the payment should be made.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs how to disburse the Hocker Farm money as he has not heard a reply to his letters of February 27, 1884 and March 10, 1884.
Correspondence regarding a request of Richard Henry Pratt to have funds for building a new dining room to be sent to him.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return 48 students of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that of those being returned 23 students are being sent home due to the expiration of their terms and 25 for various reasons. In addition, he requests permission to bring to Carlisle 70...