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Proposal for Extended Outings
July 28, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt requests that he be allowed to extend the outings of certain students until the winter in order to allow them to attend the country schools located near their patrons.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Extended Outing Finalized and Summer Outing Report
September 16, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt comments that he has made arrangements to allow six large boys to remain in their summer outing homes. In addition, 17 other boys and 6 girls were found homes for the fall period. Pratt notes that he consulted with the students on their preferences and that the school will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Replace Gutters on Buildings
July 13, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests to replace the gutters on older buildings to prevent further damage to the structures. Pratt outlines the cost of the tin to update the gutters as well as hiring an additional mechanic on the irregular rolls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Outing System for Summer of 1882
August 14, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the outing system for the Summer of 1882. Pratt notes that he placed 85 students in homes for the Summer and that he was able to secure transportation costs from patrons as well as a salary for the student. Pratt ends by requesting the ability to visit...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Third Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
September 30, 1882

Third annual report of the Carlisle Indian School providing statistics of the number of students from various nations during the school year. Pratt notes that the outing system has been highly successful and comments on the progress of the first group of students from the Sioux Nation along with...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for September 1882
October 2, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt submits this Monthly School Report for September 1882.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Postage Stamps for School Correspondence
November 15, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests $50 worth of 3 cent stamps in order for the Carlisle Indian School to correspond with outing patrons, returned students, parents, and official inquiries.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for November 1882
November 30, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt submits this Monthly School Report for November 1882, which includes a list of text books used for the academic education, industrial trades taught, information on the recruitment of students from Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies, and enrollment by Nation.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Death of Taylor Ealy
July 13, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the death of Taylor Ealy, a member of the Pueblo Nation, while vacationing with Dr. T. F. Ealy in Schellsburg, Pennsylvania. Pratt notes that he instructed Dr. Ealy to have Taylor Ealy be buried in Schellsburg and to forward the bill to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Visit Students on Outing
July 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to visit students on outing in order to determine how students are doing and whether they should be able to remain during the winter in order to attend local public schools. Pratt also requests authority to pay for the transportation expenses of certain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Death of Gertrude Spotted Tail
September 5, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the death of Gertrude Spotted Tail while living in Andalusia, Pennsylvania with a Carlisle Indian School teacher during the summer. Pratt also notes the health and death differences between the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agency students.

Pratt concludes with a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Employee in Charge of the Outing Program
December 11, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests a position to be placed in charge of the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has been hesitant to fill this position in order to save money but the increase in outings has now meant the position is now unable to be filled by other staff...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Increase Number of Students at Carlisle
June 9, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to increase the number of pupils at the Carlisle Indian School for the upcoming school year. Pratt notes that he has corresponded with individuals from the Osage, Pueblo, and White Earth Agencies and they have noted they would like to increase the number of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Luke Phillips Home
July 16, 1884 - July 21, 1884

Luke Phillips, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, requests to be sent home along with the Nez Perce students. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request and notes that he has argued with Phillips to stay but believes it might be best to return him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Louis Bordeaux Requests Daughters be Transferred Out of Carlisle
December 22, 1884

Louis Bourdeaux requests that his daughters Josephine and Martha be transferred from the Carlisle Indian School to Avoca. Bourdeaux writes that due to the outing program his daughters have rarely been at Carlisle and have instead been servants in various homes throughout Pennsylvania and so has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dispute Over Lack of Payment for Training a Student in Harness Making
February 11, 1885 - February 18, 1885

Frank Ensminger writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a civil dispute between him and Richard Henry Pratt over payment for training George Walker in harness making. Pratt claims that he was only to pay Ensminger if Walker was not a good worker and he never heard a complaint from him and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Return of Crow Students to Their Home
February 18, 1885 - March 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, regarding a promise that Armstrong made that students sent to Carlisle could return after two years and not three years. Armstrong believes that if any student wishes to return then his promise...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Expenses Incurred in Treatment of Festus Pelone on Outing
January 29, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt forwards travel expenses of Obadiah G. Given to treat Festus Pelone while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuel Romero Enrolled at School in Philadelphia
March 18, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he has placed Manuel Romero as a pupil of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pratt indicates that he will keep Romero on his books as an outing student who will be visited...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to Return Home
April 6-20, 1886

Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to go home in order to aid their fathers. Richard Henry Pratt in returning the requests to the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommends denying the requests on grounds that he had recently lectured both students and believed the requests to have resulted...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Death of Jose Kowseah
April 13, 1886

Report made by Richard Henry Pratt of the death of Jose Kowseah while returning from an outing in Rupert, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Se he du ba Requests Return of Son Thomas Mitchell
June 7, 1886

Se he du ba requests the return of his son Thomas Mitchell due to his age and the fact that he has been at the Carlisle Indian School for a year longer than his term of enrollment. Se he du ba also encloses a letter from Mitchell detailing his son's request to be returned home and his experience...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Temporary Help Over the 1886 Summer
July 14, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to keep Miss Hyde on the regular employee roll to continue in her role while alterations are made to the girls quarters. In addition, Pratt requests authority to pay for an irregular employee to visit outing pupils and to hire an additional clerk.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Voucher Covering Expenses in Returning Run Away Student in September 1886
September 6, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt submits voucher for the recovery of a run away student who was on outing in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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

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