Health and Medicine
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority in his return of Lena Black Bear and Minnie Yellow Bear. In addition he notes that he has delayed sending Thomas Kester home due to his coming down with a case of the mumps.
On the advice of school physician, Obadiah G. Given, Richard Henry Pratt recommends the immediate return to their homes of Esther and Louisa Metoxen.
Monthly report of Lieutenant Loomis L. Langdon on the prisoners under his charge at Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas. Langdon writes that the health of the prisoners is good and they are involved in various work projects including digging wells as well as scraping, painting, and piling shot and...
These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding the discharge of sisters Esther and Louisa Metoxen from the Carlisle Indian School and their transfer to their home in the Green Bay Agency of Wisconsin.
Final report of the prisoners held at Fort Marion including an account of births, deaths, and transfers to the Carlisle Indian School, Fort Pickens, and Mount Vernon Barracks.
Request from Richard Henry Pratt to return Frank Yates to Arkansas City with Chief Bayhylle due to poor health.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Secretary of the Interior, with information about two Nez Perce students, Luke Phillips and Samuel Johns, who became ill during their second term of enrollment. Pratt notes that he believes in many cases it is better to retain...
Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return five students to their homes due to their health. Pratt notes that the school physician believes that their long term health will prevent the students from taking full advantage of the Carlisle Indian School course but they are healthy enough to...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request to enroll Holiday in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Holiday is likely far above the age limit of Carlisle general rule and due to his work in Washington D.C. might not be prepared for the strictness...
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Harry Raven and Henry Outa to their homes due to ill health.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his physician has recommended sending home four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to poor health. Pratt requests that the transportation to Pine Ridge be provided to him and that he allowed to return them to their homes.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry Outa is too weak to travel to his home. Instead his ticket is being used to return Harry Raven.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards an anonymous letter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania regarding three members of the Omaha Nation in a show. Pratt recommends that something be done to aid the individuals in question.
These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 4 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Green Bay Agency, and 4 individuals discharged from Carlisle and transferred back to their homes in the Pine Ridge Agency due to sickness. A...
Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Dessie Prescott and Nancy Iron Son to their home on the recommendation of the school physician due to their health.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the school physician has declared it safe to return two girls from Pine Ridge with an escort.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of the Indian Affairs of the 60 students who are entitled to return to their home at the end of the school term due to the expiration of their enrollment or sickness.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Hartley Ridge Bear and Harry Raven. Pratt further notes that the ticket for Henry Outa to return to Purcell, Oklahoma was not used due to Outa being too weak to travel when the authorization was received...
Wilson Elm requests the return of his ward Margaret Thomas, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, who is on outing in Colora, Maryland. Elm states that Thomas wishes to return home due to her health.
Richard Henry Pratt notes that his acting school physician has recommended sending Lucinda Hill and Rhoda Red Wolf home due to incipient consumption. Pratt notes that both students are able to travel to their homes in De Pere, Wisconsin and Oklahoma on their own.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Elliott, William Short Nose, and Robert Left Hand to their homes due to their ill health. Pratt further requests transportation to various locations for the three students.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards accounts covering medical care for two students who are on outing in farms in Bucks County, Pennsylvania for approval by the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that Charles Carr was unable to be transported back to the school and so was cared for at his outing...
Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the Apache prisoners brought from the Mount Vernon Barracks in the winter and spring of 1886-1887. Pratt notes that of the 106 students, 27 have died and two others will likely die within a few days. Pratt describes the generally downward trend of the...
Thomas Stewart Jr., school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for May 1889.
F. L. Barnum, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for June 1889.