U.S. Indian Agent for the Kiowa Agency, P. B. Hunt, provides the circumstances of Juana, a member of the Navajo Nation, who was brought to the Kiowa Agency a year prior. Hunt recommends sending to her to Carlisle and then possibly placing her in a home in the east.
Request for Enrollment
Richard Henry Pratt recommends accepting a proposal of U.S. Indian Agent Hunt for enrolling a Navajo girl now at the Kiowa Agency separate from the agency's allotment of students.
Alice C. Fletcher indicates that she has five Omaha pupils in her charge and desires that they be given permission to attend the Carlisle Indian School.
Alice C. Fletcher requests permission to enroll six Omaha students at the Carlisle Indian School. Fletcher recounts she had been fundraising to secure funds for their education and had nearly succeeded.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the account of Samuel Bausley, a member of the Pottawatomi Nation, who came to Carlisle on his own accord in order to enroll at the school. Pratt recommends retaining Bausley at Carlisle if his story is truthful.
H. J. Armstrong, U. S. Indian Agent at the Crow Agency, that he wants to send a few students from the Crow Agency to Carlisle. Armstrong states that the students previously lived in his home and are now back at their camp. Pratt's response to the Indian Affairs Office is that he would be glad to take more students from the Crow Agency but only…
Lizzie Spence, a teacher at the Kaw Agency Boarding School, requests the Carlisle Indian School enroll Otwin James who is a student at the school. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the recommendation to the Indian Affairs Office.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from L. D. Davis, Superintendent of the Indian Boarding School at the Pawnee Agency, regarding sending twelve Pawnee students to Carlisle. Davis notes that many of the older students desire to go to Carlisle because some of their former classmates are at Carlisle and they have a correspondence.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt writes in regards to an inquiry from the U.S. Indian Agent of the Colorado River Agency to sending students to Carlisle. Pratt notes that Samuel C. Armstrong of the Hampton Institute is going to be visiting agencies in Arizona and recommends that the students from the agency instead be sent to Hampton via Armstrong's return…
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.
Richard Henry Pratt notes that he has received a letter from the Superintendent of the Albuquerque School that Carlisle could receive an additional 50 pupils from the Pueblo Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from S. M. Brosius regarding enrolling four students from Nebraska in addition to Lizzie Gamble.
Alice C. Fletcher asks for permission to send Winnebago children to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School and the Hampton Institute.
Richard Henry Pratt reports on his arrival back to the Carlisle Indian School with 60 students. He notes that with the 88 students on outing the school has a total of 424 students. He requests written authority to bring additional students from Indian Territory and the Dakotas.
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.
White Eagle requests that Richard Henry Pratt request from Washington D.C. a spring wagon and harness from the Carlisle Indian School. White Eagle also discusses sending more children from the Ponca Agency and returning his son Frank Eagle back to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs and…
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 him that he could enroll 50 to 75 Apache students…
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 further sends a cost breakdown to send the…
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 children. Pratt additionally provides the cost of…
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.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that he be given written authority to support the verbal authority he received to increase the number of pupils enrolled, including from San Carlos and eight students he has already accepted from the Chippewa Nation.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the approval for his request for $7000 in order to transport pupils to Carlisle. In particular, Pratt notes that one of the Carlisle Indian School teachers who returned with Pueblo students has seen 40 students from Laguna request to be enrolled at Carlisle. This is in addition to other Pueblo villages as well as…
William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero Agency, notes that he was unable to secure any girls from the agency to send to the Carlisle Indian School, but he has fifty boys ready to be enrolled. Inquiries whether Richard Henry Pratt will accept the students.
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.