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Pratt Provides Updates to Thomas J. Morgan
September 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan to provide an update on various aspects of the Carlisle Indian School including the construction of the Girls Quarters, the Hospital addition, and the barn. In addition, he provides an update on the status of the number of students at Carlisle and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Transfer of Children From Arizona
November 20, 1891 - November 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan regarding accepting students from Arizona. Pratt states that he would not hesitate to accept children during the winter. In addition he discusses delaying their enrollment to the spring when he can send current pupils on outing to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase 110 Bushels of Apples
November 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notes that C. R. Dixon, School Physician, recommends that pupils have a liberal supply of fruit available. With the delay in dried fruit, Pratt requests authority to purchase 110 bushels of apples.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Letters Regarding Boiler House and Nellie Carey
December 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt replies to two Office of Indian Affairs letters regarding the construction of the Boiler House and the pay of Nellie Carey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Expense Voucher in Return of Three Runaway Students
December 29, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of W. P. Campbell incurred in the return of three runaway students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Claim Inquiry Letter to Office
February 10, 1892 - February 13, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from an Indian Depredation Claim law firm to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt states that this is the fifth letter of this type he has received for a claim he had in 1869 and that was paid out in the early 1870s. He concludes that if other claims against...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Proper Blanks for Student Transfer to Institution of the Blind
February 24, 1892

Edward E. Allen, Principal of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind, requests voucher blanks for a student being transferred from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of Charles H. Thompson
March 2, 1892

Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the School including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Order to Cover San Carlos Transportation Costs
April 16, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requiring him to cover the expense of the San Carlos Agent for the costs of transporting Justin Head and Norman Cassadore from Wilcox to San Carlos. Pratt notes that filling this order places him in an awkward situation as he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Use of Fort Peck, Fort Belknap, and Blackfeet Agencies Appropriation
May 11, 1892

The Comptroller answers an inquiry of R. V. Belt regarding using the appropriation for the Fort Peck, Fort Belknap, and Blackfeet Agencies. Belt asks if the Agency appropriation can be used for the education of Agency students at Carlisle above the appropriation for the Carlisle Indian School....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Vouchers for Return of Two Runaway Students
June 23, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the expense of Alfred John Standing incurred in the return of two runaway students to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Expend $5000 in Travel Expenses in 1892-1893 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $5000 during the current fiscal year for necessary travel and incidental expenses of bringing students to the school and returning them to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Renew Hocker Farm Lease for Fiscal Year 1893
July 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the articles of agreement for the lease of the Hocker Farm and requests its renewal for one year beginning on July 1, 1892.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Morgan Requests Return of Lease of Hocker Farm to Renew for 1893 Fiscal Year
July 15, 1892 - July 16, 1892

Thomas J. Morgan requests the Second Comptroller of the Treasury return to the Office of Indian Affairs the lease entered into between the Executive Committee of the Hocker Farm and the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Early Response to Complaint Regarding Transportation
July 27, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that they have been informed unofficially that in transporting students to and from Carlisle he does not invite competition from different railroads. Pratt requests to be furnished with the complaint in full, to know the parties...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Support Needed for Fiscal Year Ending 1894
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting an estimate of the amount needed for support for fiscal year ending June 30, 1894. Pratt provides the enrollment statistics for the school and its capacity during the past year. In addition Pratt proposes building...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Voucher for Expenses Incurred in Return of Two Runaway Pupils
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards and requests approval for voucher for the travel and expenses incurred in the capture and return of two runaway pupils.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1892
September 22, 1892

Thirteenth Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt provides information on enrollment statistics from the 1892 school year including the outing numbers and wages earned by students.

Pratt further details enrollment numbers by Nation as well as the statistics...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report, 1892
September 22, 1892

School Statistics accompanying the Annual Report for the 1892 Fiscal Year.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend Additional 2000 Dollars on Transportation of Students
December 27, 1892

Request by Richard Henry Pratt to spend an additional $2000 on the transportation of students to and from the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Standing being Placed in Charge of Chicago Exhibit
January 14, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding placing Alfred John Standing in charge of the building in Chicago. Pratt approves of the placement but notes that he does not agree with his salary being taken out of his funding during this period. He further asks for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Savings by Mark D. Evarts
January 24, 1893 - February 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Mark D. Evarts asking for his money held by Pratt. Pratt notes that he is holding onto the money due to the fact that Evarts has been spending his money quickly and that he should be increasing his savings rather than diminishing them. After...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Expenses
January 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning to the estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1893. Pratt goes through various ways he has already reduced costs and notes that if needed he will send students on outing earlier to further reduce expenses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correction in Irregular Employee Pay for James Paints Yellow
February 1, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a difference in pay for irregular employees. Pratt informs the Office that James Paints Yellow should have been paid for 13 full days at 24 cents per day.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Funds to Visit Outing Students
April 5, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is short in his authority covering expenses of visiting students on farms. As a result he requests authority to spend an additional $50.

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

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