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Navajo Agent Discusses Difficulties Involved in Oversight
August 27, 1883 - September 8, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from D. M. Riordan, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, discussing the hardships involved in overseeing the Agency. Pratt also discusses various matters at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment in the Navajo Agency and Request to Visit the East
January 25, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agent, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegram to have him secure 50 Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Vandever notes that it is difficult to secure Navajo students in normal times but at present the snow makes travel...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Proposed Group of Students from Mescalero Agency
February 16, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received word from Fletcher J. Cowart that Cowart has 15 students he would like to enroll at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he has written to Cowart that he wants to maintain the gender ratio at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Difficulties in Securing Children at the Navajo Agency
July 26, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that it will be difficult to obtain students from the Navajo Agency for off reservation boarding schools. Vandever cites the fact that four former students died shortly after returning from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Indian Affairs Actions Taken in Pueblo Agencies Regarding Returned Students
September 3, 1889 - December 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt returns the correspondence surrounding the treatment of returned pupils to Pueblo Agencies in New Mexico. Pratt notes that he is happy to see the actions taken by the Office of Indian Affairs including the actions taken by Frank D. Lewis, U.S. Special Indian Agent, in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regarding Transferring Rosebud Students to Non-Reservation Schools
September 14, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a conversation he had with the Superintendent of the Rosebud Boarding School about transferring pupils from Rosebud to non-reservation schools and the Agent's opposition. Pratt recommends the Office request a report on the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment Not Working for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
December 3, 1900 - December 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the current system of student recruitment for non-reservation boarding schools is not working. Pratt forwards two letters detailing the difficulties of his employees in gathering parties of students as well as the reluctance of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Paul Hayne's Complaint Against Superintendent Meagley
November 17, 1901 - November 22, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from former student Paul Hayne regarding complaints made by Hayne against the Superintendent of the Poplar River Boarding School. Pratt includes comments related to Hayne's time at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Correspondence and Article Accusing White Buffalo of Murder
July 27, 1902 - August 12, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence and a copy of the North American article regarding the article accusing White Buffalo of three murders.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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