Financial Affairs - Management

Use for discussion of bookkeeping and financial practices generally. When the topic is how or when financial paperwork was submitted, for example.  

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Forwarding Supplementary Property Return Forms
September 10, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards his Supplementary Property Return forms to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Permission to Build Chapel and Assembly Room
December 3, 1879

Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz approves plans and an estimate for constructing a building that will function as a chapel and assembly room at the Carlisle Indian School. Schurz grants authority to spend $1,165.94 on the project. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Financial Papers, First Quarter 1880
December 17, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a series of financial papers for the quarter ending September 30, 1879

Note the papers are not attached.

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Urgent Requests for Funds for Chapel
December 30, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt writes two letters to officials at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, inquiring why needed funds for the construction of the chapel have not been provided. In the first letter, to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, Pratt notes that he has borrowed money to fill the financial gap. In the second letter, to Edwin J. Brooks,…

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Forwarded Cash and Property Accounts for Fourth Quarter 1879
February 16, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards his cash and property accounts for the fourth quarter of 1879 to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs Edwin J. Brooks.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Claim for $2.35 from February Irregular Employees Report
March 29, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a disallowed sum of $2.35 from his February irregular employees report. Pratt explains the error and transmits a new and corrected report.

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Attention Called to Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1880
April 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks that the funds requested in his special estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1880 be sent immediately.

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Voucher Covering A. J. Standing's Expenses
April 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt transmits a copy of a voucher that covers all the items of expense from A. J. Standing's trip that Pratt paid for.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Cash and Property Accounts, March 1880
May 1880

Richard Henry Pratt lists the cash and property accounts for the quarter ending March 31, 1880 and forwards them to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Answers and Explanations to Exceptions and Suspensions to Accounts, 1879
July 27, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards answers and explanations to the Office of Indian Affairs' exceptions and suspensions on his accounts for June-July 1879 and the third quarter of 1879.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Duplicate Answers and Explanations to Exceptions and Suspensions to Accounts, 1879
August 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards duplicate answers and explanations to the Office of Indian Affairs' exceptions and suspensions on his accounts for June-July 1879 and the third quarter of 1879.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Acknowledgement of $8,805 Disbursement to Pratt's Credit
August 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of an $8,805.00 deposit to his credit to cover the Carlisle Indian School's expenses for the current quarter. Pratt requests Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. E. Trowbridge's written approval for the disbursement of the funds.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Answers to Exceptions to Returns, September 1880
September 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a series of exceptions made to his Returns.

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Letters/Correspondence
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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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Corrected Weekly Statement of Funds
November 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt submits a corrected weekly statement of funds.

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Request for Approval of Two Forms to Complete Quarterly Accounts
November 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to approve his Changes in School Employees and Report of Irregular Employee forms for September 1880 so that he can complete his third quarter accounts.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Issues with Two New Students that are Former Florida Prisoners
December 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he's received the two new students from Bishop Huntingdon. He sent the first one home almost immediately due to poor health, but the second one was fine, and he receives quarterly payments from a patron on the student's behalf. He asks if the quarterly payments should be placed…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Multiple Administrative Forms Needing Approval
December 21, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt calls attention to his monthly changes in employees, irregular employees, and proposed changes in employees forms and requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs approve them.

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Letters/Correspondence
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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 transaction has not yet received official departmental…

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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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 result, Pratt requests that he be allowed to make…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Increased Appropriation from Osage Fund
February 13, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Indian Affairs Office with proposed text for receiving funds for educating Osage students from the Osage trust fund. Pratt notes that if he does not receive the funds for the Osage then he can place more students on outing to reduce costs for running the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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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.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Action on Employee Reports for July 1884
September 1, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs take action on his nomination of employees for the 1885 fiscal year and his report of irregular employees for July 1884.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration