Sigourney Butler, Comptroller, forwards the original contract between James Andrew McCauley, Robert M. Henderson, and Richard Henry Pratt for the lease of the Hocker Farm by the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 1000 chestnut rails and 200 locust posts for repairing the fence at the Parker Farm.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs correct an error in approving irregular pay for July 1887.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense vouchers related to the recruitment of students in the Omaha and Winnebago Agency as well as the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies.
Richard H. Pratt submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials, school furnishings, light and fuel, buildings and repairs, miscellaneous expenses, and the value of subsistence raised by school and issued to pupils for the quarter ending...
Percy G. Smith, City Passenger Agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, provides a quote for transporting students from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the lease of the Hocker Farm and requests its renewal by the Office's endorsement. Pratt also encloses the agreement between the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Carlisle Indian School to reduce the rent.
William S. Day, Auditor, acknowledges receipt of the notice of extension of lease between Rev. J. A. McCauley, R. M. Henderson, Richard Henry Pratt, and the Office of Indian Affairs for the Henderson Farm.
Richard R. McMahon, Acting Comptroller, informs John D. C. Atkins that he has received Atkins letter regarding the extension of the lease between J. A. McCauley, R. M. Henderson, and Richard Henry Pratt to reduce the annual rental of the farm to $600 per year.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their letter advising the continuance for one year of the lease on the Hocker Farm.
War Department orders directing Geronimo and other prisoners be sent from Fort Barrancas, Florida to Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama in addition to sending certain youths to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the delay in providing tickets to two students to Rushville leaves them two weeks to go alone. Pratt requests that the Office order round trip tickets for them and authorize expenses of escort.
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Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend money allowing Carlisle Indian School staff to visit outing students during the 1889 fiscal year.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the rent of the Hocker Farm for the 1889 fiscal year to be paid quarterly.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend about $150 in repairs on the Parker Farmhouse.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to repair various buildings as well as build housing for the engineer and laundress.
Charles R. Bishop, Eastern Passenger Agent for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, informs C. A. Maxwell that the railroad cannot carry business to Carlisle.
Percy G. Smith, Passenger Agent, for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad provides a quote to A. B. Upshaw for the A and P Junction to Carlisle Pennsylvania.
Robert A. Parker, Passenger Agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, provides a quote for a ticket for A&P Junction to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that the number of tickets from Birch Cooley be increased from 10 to 16 and that there be one ticket for an escort.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the new school building is too large for any of the boilers at Carlisle. Pratt further requests that he be authorized to purchase a boiler from the Star Steam Heater Co.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various food supplies along with scarlet braid and cord. Pratt encloses form used to advertise the contracts.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.
Richard Henry Pratt requests action in employing Professor Brown for 20 music lessons.
Sigourney Butler, Comptroller, informs R. V. Belt that the remaining pay due to Obadiah G. Given should be delayed until a legal representative is appointed to handle the estate.