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Comptroller Transmits Contract for Hocker Farm to the Office of Indian Affairs in 1887
July 14, 1887

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Supplies to Repair Fence at the Parker Farm
August 6, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 1000 chestnut rails and 200 locust posts for repairing the fence at the Parker Farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Fix Office Error in Approving Irregular Pay for July 1887
August 11, 1887 - August 16, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs correct an error in approving irregular pay for July 1887.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Vouchers for Recruitment of Students in July 1887
August 16, 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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, September 1887
December 22, 1887

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...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quote for Tickets for Travel from De Pere, WI to Carlisle
February 29, 1888

Percy G. Smith, City Passenger Agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, provides a quote for transporting students from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Approval of Lease for the Hocker Farm in 1888
April 16, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Auditor Acknowledges Receipt of Extension of Henderson Farm Lease
April 20, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Comptroller Replies to Extension of Henderson Farm in 1888
April 20, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Receipt of Letter Advising Continuance of Hocker Farm Lease
April 23, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
War Department Orders Sending Prisoners to Alabama and Carlisle
May 10, 1888

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.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Round Trip Ticket for Escort for Two Students
May 21, 1888 - May 22, 1888

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.

A note indicates the ticket for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Spend Money Visiting Outing Students
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend money allowing Carlisle Indian School staff to visit outing students during the 1889 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay the Rent on the Henderson Farm for the 1899 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the rent of the Hocker Farm for the 1889 fiscal year to be paid quarterly.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay to Make Repairs to the Parker Farm House
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend about $150 in repairs on the Parker Farmhouse.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Repair Buildings and Build Employee Housing
July 14, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to repair various buildings as well as build housing for the engineer and laundress.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Informs Office of No Service to Carlisle
September 5, 1888

Charles R. Bishop, Eastern Passenger Agent for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, informs C. A. Maxwell that the railroad cannot carry business to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
B&O Passenger Agent Provides Quote for Ticket
September 7, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
PRR Passenger Agent Provides Quote for Ticket
September 4, 1888

Robert A. Parker, Passenger Agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, provides a quote for a ticket for A&P Junction to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Increase in Tickets for Delegation from Birch Cooley
October 15, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Boiler for New School Building
November 6, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Food and Supplies
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various food supplies along with scarlet braid and cord. Pratt encloses form used to advertise the contracts.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Singing Teacher and Purchase Song Books
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Account Covering Expense Returning Henry Standing Bear
March 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards account covering the expense of returning Henry Standing Bear and requests approval.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Approval for Employing Special Music Teacher
April 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests action in employing Professor Brown for 20 music lessons.

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

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