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Request to Enroll Maggie Worrington
May 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that M. B. Cochran has requested Maggie Worrington be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that transportation for Worrington be placed with Cochran to allow Worrington to travel to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Response to Maggie Worrington at Carlisle
May 30, 1887

Thomas Jennings, U.S. Indian Agent for the Green Bay Agency, reports on a proposal for sending Maggie Worrington to the Carlisle Indian School. Jennings indicates that Worrington is quite advanced in her trade of general work and seamstress and is likely too old to begin training as a teacher....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ida Johnson Requests to Enroll Siblings at Carlisle
August 17, 1887 - August 20, 1887

Ida Johnson, a teacher at Grand River Indian Territory, requests permission to enroll her brother and sister in the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request to the Office of Indian Affairs with his favor by indicating the proportion of various Indian Nations at the School...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Six Students from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency
November 4, 1887 - November 8, 1887

G. D. Williams, U.S. Indian Agent for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, writes to Richard Henry Pratt to see if he can enroll six students at the Carlisle Indian School in addition to having one white escort during transport.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of the letter to the Office...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter from A. Miller Requesting Enrollment of Children
November 12, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from A. Miller, a member of the Stockbridge Nation, regarding a request from Miller to enroll his son and two daughters at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has informed Miller that his son is too old but his daughters are eligible for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agency Response to Enrolling of Children of A. Miller at Carlisle
November 21, 1887

Thomas Jennings, U.S. Indian Agent for the Green Bay Agency, replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the enrollment of A. Miller's children at the Carlisle Indian School. Jennings states that the children are living with their grandfather and he believes it would be advisable to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
J. L. Thomas Seeks to Enroll His Son at Carlisle
November 24, 1887 - November 26, 1887

J. L. Thomas seeks to have his son enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwarded his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs noting that Thomas will pay his transportation to the school and that with Office approval he would be willing to enroll him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wallace Charging Shield and Perry Laravie Request to Enroll at Carlisle
December 6, 1887 - December 27, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters one from Wallace Charging Shield and one from Perry H. Laravie to the Office of Indian Affairs. Both Charging Shield and Laravie request to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School and Pratt provides his recommendation that both be allowed to enroll.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Two Alaskan Students at the Carlisle Indian School
December 9, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority from the Office of Indian Affairs to enroll two students from Alaska at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that the students were brought from the Sitka school to learn the printing and tin smithing trades by Rev. Dr. Sheldon Jackson. Jackson claims he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Enrolling Holiday
January 9, 1888 - January 13, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request to enroll Holiday in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Holiday is likely far above the age limit of Carlisle general rule and due to his work in Washington D.C. might not be prepared for the strictness...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Allow Holiday to Return Home or Enroll at Carlisle
January 12, 1888

Lieutentant General P. H. Sheridan requests to return a Holiday, a member of the Apache Nation, to his people near Prescott, Arizona or to allow him to attend the Carlisle Indian School. Sheridan notes that Holiday was captured by the U.S. Army when he was very young and has been employed at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Enroll Katie
January 18, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding enrolling Katie, a member of the Apache Nation, who is a prisoner of the U.S. Government.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Peter Curley
February 16, 1888 - February 20, 1888

C. H. Grover requests to have Peter Curley, a member of the Pottawatomi Nation, enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Grover notes that Curley was previously a student at the Haskell Institute and was considered an excellent shoe maker.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for Six Students from Oneida
February 20, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a request from the Oneida Agency to enroll six students at the Carlisle Indian Schools. Pratt requests that transportation be arranged for six from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Mille Lac and Sandy Lake Students at Carlisle
February 27, 1888

Jesse Knox requests to have children from the Mille Lac and Sandy Lake Agencies enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll a Member of the Cherokee Nation
March 12, 1888

Anna L. Dawes informs the Office of Indian that she has received a request from a member of the Cherokee Nation to continue her education at either the Carlisle Indian School or the Hampton Institute. Dawes asks if this can be accomplished through Government expense or if not through private...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Two Apache Students from Fort Barrancas
April 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Colonel Loomis Langdon, commanding officer at Fort Langdon, regarding enrolling two Apache students at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he would be more than willing to accept the students but that Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Crow Prisoners at Fort Snelling to Carlisle
May 10, 1888

The Department of War informs the Interior Department of two telegrams that the Secretary of the War has approved the transfer of the Crow Indian prisoners at Fort Snelling to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Five Students from Fort Pickens to Carlisle
May 10, 1888 - May 12, 1888

William Endicott, Secretary of War, informs the Secretary of the Interior that orders have been issued to transfer Geronimo and the Prisoners of War being held at Fort Pickens, Florida to Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama along with five children to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Henry E. Harris at Carlisle
June 5, 1888

Thomas H. Breen, the Superintendent of the Grand Junction Industrial School, requests that Henry E. Harris a student at his school be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School in order to become a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Enroll Henry Harris
June 14, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the enrollment of the Henry Harris at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he would be happy to accept Harris at Carlisle to further his desire to become a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Two Sioux Boys from Minnesota
June 21, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to arrange transportation for two Sioux boys currently under the care of Bishop Whipple in Minnesota. Pratt states that Whipple believes the boys would benefit from the discipline at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Charles Chickeny to Reenroll at the Carlisle Indian School
August 6, 1888 - September 3, 1888

Alfred John Standing forwards a request from Charles Mat Chickeny (here Charles Chickeny) to reenroll at the Carlisle Indian School with his cousin Peter Kewa-ta-wa-py. Standing indicates that he would approve of Chickeny's request as an individual or perhaps as part of a small party of students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Add Sac and Fox and Quapaw Agencies to Authorization
October 8, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received letters from Quapaw Agency and the Sac and Fox Agency that they would like to attend the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks if the Office can add these two points to their authority of September 8, 1888.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll a Group of Sac and Fox Students
November 19, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has just received a letter from the Sac and Fox Agency requesting to enroll 10 or 12 students. The Agency asks simply that the students be allowed to return to their homes for vacation after two or three years before returning to...

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

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