Indian Prisoners at St. Augustine, FL

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Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 2)
September 1881

Page one opened with a poem by E.G.P. and the story of the Great Turtle, which was based on the arrival of a Spanish Ship. There was also a piece on the trouble that Billy Cornipachio faced, which included the opposition of his people to his education. Page two had a piece about visiting chiefs...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 4)
November 1881

Page one opens with a discussion on the various types of Indian education, from day and boarding schools in Indian Territory to Boarding schools like Carlisle in the east. It also talked about the construction of new buildings on campus. Page two had more statistics on other Indian Schools. Page...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1878
1878

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1878, containing reports on the Indians at the Hampton Institute and a report by Lieut. Richard Henry Pratt regarding the recruitment of students for that school....

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1881
1881

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1881, containing the second annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The lengthy report includes discussions of curriculum, student recruitment, the school's...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
School News (Vol. 1, No. 7)
December 1880

Issue Seven opens with Roman Nose explaining how he came to Carlisle after being held captive in St. Augustine for three years. He explains his time there was good because of the kindness of Capt. Pratt. After the editorial about the benefits of speaking English, there was a small letter from a...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 9)
October 7, 1887

Page one opened with the poem, "The Child's Mission," followed by a report called "Rev. Peter Owaha Matthews Speaks to Our School," which was continued on the fourth page. It was the account of an assimilated Indian and the trials he overcame  to become a successful, educated professional. Page...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 8)
January 1881

Issue Eight opens with a continuation of Henry C. Roman Nose’s journey from St. Augustine, to New York city and eventually Tarrytown, New York. The next page was an editorial on the importance of Hard Work, and how Indians should strive to work hard like White men do, along with a series of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 9)
February 1881

Issue nine, continues Roman Nose’s story, showing him attending Hampton School and eventually traveling to Lee, Ma. This issue’s editorial featured a piece on the hopes that the new U.S. President Garfield will put all Indian Children in School. On the same page Robert W. Stewart (Creek) wrote...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Monthly School Report for January 1880
January 31, 1880

Two duplicate copies of the monthly school report for January 1880, submitted by the Carlisle Indian Training School to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The report includes a list of employees, a count of students by Nation/Tribe, descriptions of the educational program, and Superintendent Richard...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Travel Request for Alfred John Standing to Comanche Agency
February 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt telegrams the Commissioner of Indian Affairs asking for permission to send Alfred John Standing to the Comanche Agency to recruit students. Pratt also asks if the former Florida prisoners can be sent back.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Etahdleuh to New York Hospital for Eye and Throat Issues
May 7, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to pay for Etahdleuh's traveling expenses to visit a hospital in Syracuse, New York. Pratt notes that Etahdleuh is suffering from eye and throat problems.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Teach Two former Florida Prisoners
August 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt states that Bishop Huntingdon of New York is teaching four former Florida prisoners but would like to send two to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to grant Huntingdon's request.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Three Former Florida Prisoners Home
September 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. M. Marble regarding three former Florida prisoners that should be returned home, escorted by Agent Miles. The first is going to die soon because of an accident suffered while playing baseball, and his chiefs want him to die...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: 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....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Open Indian School in New York
April 18-23, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter he received from Dr. H. Caruthers of Tarrytown, New York who is requesting the permission of the Secretary of the Interior to start a small school dedicated to educating Indian pupils. Pratt and Caruthers note that they met when Pratt was in St. Augustine,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Three Former Florida Prisoners Home
May 9, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt writes to seek authority to pay to send home three former prisoners who remained east for their education. The sponsor of Paul Zotom and David Oakerhater had them trained in agriculture as well as being ordained as deacons in the Episcopal Church while studying in Paris Hill...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Tsaitkopeta Home
May 30, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the former Kiowa prisoner Tsaitkopeta who has been living in Tarrytown, New York with Dr. H. Caruthers wishes to return home to the Kiowa and Comanche Agency. Pratt notes that he is entitled to have the government pay this...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Bring St. Augustine Children to Carlisle as Students
May 29, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt reports on a proposed plan to bring the children currently being held in St. Augustine, Florida to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition, at the suggestion of Lieutenant Richards that he send Bonito, a student at Carlisle, to promote the school as an...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Transfer of Apache Students at Hampton to Carlisle
June 15, 1886

Samuel C. Armstrong, Principal of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural School, notes that with Richard Henry Pratt willing to take all of the imprisoned children at Fort Marion that the Apache students at Hampton also be transferred to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests to Travel to St. Augustine to Recruit Students for Carlisle
June 19, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to travel to St. Augustine with a Carlisle Indian School student from Chiricahua to provide a presentation on the intentions of the Government in seeking to educate their children would be beneficial to enrolling their children at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Send Bonito to Fort Marion for Recruitment
June 20, 1886

First Lieutenant Stephen C. Mills, the officer in charge of the Chiricahua Indian Prisoners at Fort Marion, Florida recommends sending Bonito, a student at the Carlisle Indian School and a member of the Apache Nation, to Fort Marion to discuss the benefits of sending their children to Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Secretary of the Interior Regarding Fort Marion Students
October 14, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Secretary of the Interior Lucius Q. C. Lamar regarding sending children and young adults at Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides details on the number of students that can be accommodated at Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Department of War Issues Orders to Transfer Fort Marion Students to Carlisle
October 26, 1886 - October 27, 1886

Secretary of War William Endicott informs the Office of Indian Affairs of orders issued to send individuals between the ages of 12 and 22 at Fort Marion to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Departure of Apache Students from Fort Marion to Carlisle
November 2, 1886

J. M. Schofield informs the Adjutant General of the Army that 37 Apache students have departed from Fort Marion for the Carlisle Indian School including 29 boys and 8 girls. Further writes that 4 girls who were set to leave stayed due to fever.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Interior Department Memo for Authorization of Recruiting Students at Fort Marion
April 18, 1887

Secretary of the Interior Lucius Q. C. Lamar orders the Assistant Secretary of the Interior H. L. Muldrew to provide Richard Henry Pratt with orders authorizing him to transfer members of the Apache Nation being held prisoner at Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida to the Carlisle Indian School...

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

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