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Pawnee Students Request to be Enrolled in Carlisle
May 28, 1883 - June 4, 1883

L. D. Davis, the Superintendent of the Pawnee Boarding School, writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding sending additional boys to the Carlisle Indian School. Davis includes a number of written requests from students asking to attend the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Moses Cole, Martin Hill, and Stephen Webster
August 10, 1883 - August 17, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Julia E. Remington, a missionary at the Church of the Good Shepherd, to enroll Moses Cole, Martin Hill, and Stephen Webster at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Four New Children from Nebraska
September 24, 1883 - October 8, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from S. M. Brosius regarding enrolling four students from Nebraska in addition to Lizzie Gamble.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Winnebago Children at Carlisle and Hampton
October 15, 1883

Alice C. Fletcher asks for permission to send Winnebago children to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School and the Hampton Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Enrolling Fort Union Children at Carlisle
December 25, 1883

J. M. Haworth, Interpreter, follows up on his telegram asking about sending the children of the prisoners of Fort Union, New Mexico to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment of Apache Children in Arizona at Carlisle
January 8, 1884 - January 12, 1884

Major General John Pope telegraphs Robert Todd Lincoln, Secretary of War, regarding enrolling children from the Apache Nation at Carlisle or other schools.

Lincoln forwards a copy of the telegraph to the Secretary of the Interior along with a statement that Richard Henry Pratt had written...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Llewellyn Requests Authority to Send 50 Students from the Apache Nation to Carlisle
February 2, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, recommends sending 50 children to the Carlisle Indian School following the positive association with the school. Llewellyn notes that the sooner this is accomplished the easier it will be to send the students. He...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll 50 Students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agencies
February 2, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt petitions the Office of Indian Affairs to enroll 50 students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agencies. Pratt notes that the headmen from each Agency having visited the Carlisle Indian School now have a high opinion of the school and are currently enthusiastic to enroll their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Inquiry to Enroll Six St. Regis Students
February 18, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request to enroll six students from the St. Regis band. Pratt states that Carlisle can take the students and provides details concerning the characteristics of the students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from O. P. Goodwin for His Daughters to be Enrolled at Carlisle or Lincoln
January 28, 1885

O. P. Goodwin requests from the Wyoming Congressional Representative Morton Everel Post for his daughters to be enrolled either at the Carlisle Indian School or the Lincoln Institute. Post forwarded the letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs asking the request be considered favorably.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll 12 Students from the Quapaw Nation at Carlisle
May 4, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring in six boys and six girls from the Quapaw Nation to the Carlisle Indian School in order to learn trades or become teachers. Pratt indicates that the Society of Friends has taken a particular interest in the case of the 12 students and the Agent at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Enrolling New York Students to Carlisle
May 25, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt notes that he believes placing Carlisle Indian School students into white schools is a great benefit for the student. He notes that if it was possible he would like to have half the students at the School made up of white students in order to influence the Native students....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transportation be Placed for Quapaw Agent Students
August 14, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Quapaw Agency Agent has eight girls and two boys who would like to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that the arrangements be made for their transportation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for Four Sisseton Students to Carlisle
August 18, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Sisseton Agent has three or four students who would like to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that transportation be arranged for them.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Plan for Blind Student
January 8, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has taken actions regarding a blind student being enrolled at the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Sioux Student from Mitchell, Dakota
June 12, 1886 - July 12, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from D. F. Small requesting to have enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School a sister of a former Carlisle student, Rosa White Bear, from the Rosebud Agency. Small provides the history of the proposed student and his desire to see her enrolled at Carlisle....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Wasu Ricker at the Carlisle Indian School
July 30, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt writes regarding a request from Lieutenant Heistand of the 11 Infantry of an orphaned Sioux girl who his family taken in. Because of his posting on a military base he has been unable to enroll the girl in a school and so requests for her to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Onondaga Students at Carlisle in 1886
August 23, 1886 - October 11, 1886

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Onondaga students at the Carlisle Indian School between John A. Bowman, Alfred John Standing, Bishop Huntingdon, and Richard Henry Pratt. Pratt concludes the correspondence by forwarding everything to the Office of Indian Affairs requesting that they...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up to Request for Enrolling Onondaga Students
October 16, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt refers to earlier letter and asks if he can send a favorable reply to Bishop Huntington Agent for enrolling Onondaga children at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Students from the St. Regis Reservation
November 4, 1886 - November 10, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Thomas La Fort regarding enrolling students at the Carlisle Indian School from the St. Regis reservation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Departure of Flora Well Known and George Hill Urged
February 18, 1887

General J. F. B. Marshall urges the departure of Flora Well Known and George Hill in order for them to be employed as teachers in the Crow School according to Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Marshall Seeks to Have Cyrus and John Dickson Returned to Carlisle
April 11, 1887

F. Marcellus Marshall writes to the Office of Indian Affairs seeking to see if Cyrus and John Dickson can return to the Carlisle Indian School. Marshall notes that the Dickson brothers have been working the railroad and the Albuquerque school house to raise money to return to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
St. Regis Band Requests to Allow Children to Enroll at Lincoln and Carlisle
April 20, 1887

A group of members from the St. Regis band request from President Grover Cleveland to allow their children to be enrolled at the Lincoln Institute and the Carlisle Indian School. They cite that those schools will allow their children to better learn to speak English as well as a trade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Report of Commanding Office in Charge of Fort Pickens and Barrancas
April 25, 1887

Monthly report of Lieutenant Loomis L. Langdon on the prisoners under his charge at Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas. Langdon writes that the health of the prisoners is good and they are involved in various work projects including digging wells as well as scraping, painting, and piling shot and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Jose or Go-so at Carlisle
April 25, 1887

Loomis L. Langdon, Commander of the Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas, provides his monthly report of the Indian prisoners he is in charge of at the Fort. In his report he includes a request to have Jose or Go-so be enrolled at Carlisle.

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

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