Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of two packages of letter paper with "United States Indian Service" printed on the top of each page. Pratt requests that, in the future, he receive blank letter paper, so he can use the Carlisle Indian School's print shop to print a unique heading....
George S. Holloway of the Henry Mission Band of the Princeton Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia writes to President Grover Cleveland asking him to subscribe to the Indian Helper published at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to add one assistant in the Printing Office in his estimate for Irregular Service for April 1887.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires from the Office of Indian Affairs if he can furnish outing patrons with penalty envelopes for them to mail back outing reports on Carlisle Indian School students. Pratt notes that due to the increase in outing students covering the postage of these reports has become...
Richard Henry Pratt provides a report responding to questions from the Office of Indian Affairs on the needs of the Carlisle Indian School. Included are discussions on the need for more land, additional educational needs, and industrial training including the limitations of the industrial...
Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the School including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training...
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a No. 3 "Eclipse" Press for the printing office. Pratt notes that previously all of the equipment for the office was purchased by the charity fund of the school.
Richard Henry Pratt informs Office of Indian Affairs that Colonel George T. Balch requesting the forms for notifying him of the results of the ballot along with the ballots. As a result this will delay sending out the ballots but that they should all arrive on time.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School for the 1892-1893 school year to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt's narrative discusses the enrollment statistics of the school, academic and industrial education, the outing system, the saving system, as well as...
The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11) newspaper with a note that Mrs. Spray and her adopted Cherokee daughter have arrived at the Carlisle Indian School highlighted.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs in regards to providing 1000 copies of the Indian Helper for distribution at the Atlanta Exposition.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on Levi St. Cyr, Calls Horse Looking, and Mark Penoi to W. N. Hailmann.
A. O. Wright, Supervisor of Indian Schools, provides a report on the Carlisle Indian School focusing on the Outing School. Wright provides details of the school as he found it as well as provides recommendations for improvement.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding former student William Butcher, including his experience in the printing department.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignations of Kenall Paul (here S. Kendall Paul) and Cora B. Wheeler (both former students) from the school's staff.
Richard Henry Pratt requests changes in the salaries of the Band Manager, Assistant Printer, and to add two students as Assistant Printers.
Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School printing department can supply the informational leaflets for the Paris Exposition in English but not French due to a lack of accent letters.
Alfred John Standing sends the draft language and draft copy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Paris Exposition pamphlet printed by the Carlisle Indian Schools.
Richard Henry Pratt returns corrected copy of the Paris Exposition leaflet and requests if it satisfactory in order to begin printing.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a second hand press following the failure of school's old printing press.
Richard Henry Pratt provides statistics related to the industrial departments including the sewing room, tailor shop, shoe shop, tin shop, harness shop, blacksmith and carriage shop, printing office, and the laundry over the previous 12 months.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the use of irregular carpenter services. Mercer provides the Office with the original request along with the authority granting the request.
Former student Paul Segui requests a position in the Indian Service from W. A. Jones. William A. Mercer provides additional information to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding the vacancy in the Superintendent of Printing position. Mercer notes that he is willing to increase the salary if the Office is only able to secure an appointment through the higher salary.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the Printing Department being run as efficiently as ever without a Superintendent of Printing that the position should be abolished.