Native Americans Visiting the School

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Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 3)
May 1880

Page one opened with information, including statistics, from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs about Carlisle and other schools as reported by Indian agents. Page two contains more arguments for, and accounts of support for, educating Indian youth. The article "Our Dining Hall" describes the physical space, the work the…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Transportation of Four Students and Cheyenne Chief
November 4, 1879

Agent Charles Crissey informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt that Agent Stephens is there with two students for the Carlisle Indian School and two for Hampton Institute. Crissey notes that he is also with Cheyenne Chief Little No Heart, who would like see the school. Crissey asks if he can bring Little No Heart with him.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Arrival of Sioux and Menominee Students
November 6, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt noting the arrival of Agent Crissey with Sisseton, Standing Rock, and Cheyenne River Sioux children, Green Bay Menominee children, and Chief Little No Heart at Carlisle. Pratt suggests that all these children should be sent to the Hampton Institute.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Variety of Updates on the Carlisle Indian School
December 1, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt provides Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt with a variety of updates about the Carlisle Indian School: everyone is in good health, he will send Hayt a uniform sample in a few days, his corps of assistants is almost complete, he's found a clerk, he'd like to keep a former Carlisle Barracks employee on the staff for…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Beef Consumed by Rosebud Delegation
January 10, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt reports that the Rosebud delegation that visited Carlisle consumed 1,103 pounds of beef during their visit.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Visit Factories with Students and Dakota Families
May 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $80 to transport students to the South Mountain to visit the iron works and paper mills and to have a picnic. Pratt would like to arrange this excursion when the Dakota chiefs and families are visiting.

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

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Intention to Discharge Charles Tackett
June 2, 1880 - June 5, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt encloses a copy of a letter from B. F. Beveridge to Charles Tackett about how to ensure that the Indian chiefs while visiting Washington D.C. stay at the Washington House (Beveridge's establishment). In his cover letter, Pratt informs the Commissioner that he intends to discharge Charles Tackett but thinks it should be done…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Traveling Expenses of a Cheyenne and Arapaho Party
September 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs authorize Agent Miles' expenses incurred while transporting a party of six Cheyenne and Arapaho chiefs and their children as well as Daniel Tucker from the Carlisle Indian School to Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Tucker and the chiefs' children are all Carlisle students.…

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Return Home of High Bear Jr.
January 1, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt reports that the visit of Ponca Chiefs Harry Bear, Standing Eagle, and White Buffalo went well. He also notes that Chief Harry Bear asked that his son be returned home due to his falling ill multiple times at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he approved the return home of the student despite his condition improving following…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Inquiry Regarding Henry Kendall's Travel
September 30, 1885

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a receipt for a ticket for Henry Kendall travel to Washington D.C.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office that Money Order Received
April 18, 1905

William A. Mercer notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received the money order reimbursing him for expenses of Quanah Parker and seven others to interview the President.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration