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Request Funds for Contingent Expenses, First Quarter 1880
August 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the school's contingent expenses in the current quarter, which he estimates to be $1,280.

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cash and Property Accounts, June 1880
September 27, 1880

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Claim for Traveling Expenses while Transporting Southwestern Indian Students
November 29, 1880 - December 21, 1880

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...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Outing Host's Experience and Desire for Reimbursement for Students' Board
December 13, 1880

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Treasury Department Wrap for Three Miscellaneous Receipts
February 11, 1881

Envelope wrap detailing three miscellaneous receipts from Richard H. Pratt.

Format: Miscellaneous
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase Clothing Budget
February 19, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt seeks to increase the clothing budget of the Carlisle School by $500 due to additional students arriving in the current quarter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Lease for the Parker Farm in 1881
February 28, 1881

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Faulkner's Request for Funds while Snow Bound
March 4, 1881

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Corrected Lease for Parker Farm in 1881
March 10, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt returns the corrected lease for the Parker Farm in 1881.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to the Account of Dr. Faulkner
September 3, 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...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks to Make Alterations to Employee Appropriation
October 14, 1881

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Increase for 1883 Appropriation
January 24, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests an increase in the proposed appropriation for 1883 allocated to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Replace Gutters on Buildings
July 13, 1882

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Intent to Terminate Lease for the Parker Farm
December 28, 1882

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Lease for the Humrich Farm for the 1884 Fiscal Year
February 17, 1883 - March 2, 1883

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.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Given Sends Deed of Trust Covering Purchase of Hocker Farm
October 10, 1883

Obadiah G. Given forwards the deed of trust covering the purchase of the Hocker Farm by the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought for Cora Eyre to Work at Navajo Agency
November 28, 1883

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Lease of the Hocker Farm
December 5, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Funds to Send Students to Indian Service Positions be Refunded
December 8, 1883

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Case for Suffield
1884

Special Case for Suffield

Format: Miscellaneous
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Llewellyn Requests Authority to Send 50 Students from the Apache Nation to Carlisle
February 2, 1884

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Lease Money for the Hocker Farm Early
February 27, 1884

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Making Payment of Hocker Farm in April 1884
March 10, 1884

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up Again on Disbursing Hocker Farm Money in April 1884
March 14, 1884

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Funds to be Sent for Dining Room
October 7, 1884 - October 10, 1884

Correspondence regarding a request of Richard Henry Pratt to have funds for building a new dining room to be sent to him.

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

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