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Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 8, 1889

A. G. Miller requests the Office of Indian Affairs provide an order to Richard Henry Pratt to enroll Little Bear at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt had informed him that he could only enroll Little Bear with an order from the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by A. G. Miller to enroll Little Bear. Pratt notes that his school physician examined Little Bear when he visited the school with his parents. Pratt ends by saying that he notified Miller that Carlisle will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Party of Piegan Students at Carlisle
February 25, 1889 - March 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Almon B. Coe, Superintendent of the Blackfeet Schools, to have a party of students from his school enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt in his note to the Office of Indian Affairs states that he would be willing to take a party of students from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Six Nez Perce Students at Carlisle
March 18, 1889 - March 26, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from H. Heth, Special Agent in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, to enroll 6 boys from that agency in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that in his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to accept the students as long they were...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Blackfeet Students to Enroll at Carlisle
March 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from M. D. Baldwin, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, regarding a request from Baldwin for students from the Blackfeet Agency to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information Sought on Potential Students from Various Agencies
April 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs information on what the Office desires for the 25 pupils from the Navajo Agency and the parties from the Nez Perce and Blackfeet Agencies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Request to Enroll Adopted Kiowa Nation Member
April 27, 1889 - May 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards request of Lone Star through the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agent for the enrollment of an adopted member of the Kiowa Nation. The letter states that the proposed student was captured as a child in New Mexico.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Three Members of the Creek Nation
August 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from A. R. Boyer, a Mission Teacher at a Creek school to enroll three Creek students at the Carlisle Indian School. Boyer provides some details about the students and requests more information about the school.

Pratt in his letter to the Office of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bullis Asks for Instructions to Enroll Six Apache Students at Carlisle
August 20, 1889

John L. Bullis, Acting Indian Agent for the San Carlos Indian Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has six members of the White Mountain band of the Apache Nation who wish to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. He asks for further instructions from the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Letter from Henry Kendall Requesting Transfer of Nephew
December 21, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt returns to the Office of Indian Affairs a letter from Henry Kendall requesting to have his nephew transferred from the Albuquerque Indian School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that after talking further with Kendall that he has decided to let the matter rest until...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Students from the Fort Stevenson School
December 27, 1889 - January 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from George E. Gerowe, Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson Indian School, to enroll six students at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has little transportation funds left but would be willing to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Lizzie Griffith at Carlisle
March 22, 1890 - March 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from E. A. Wheeler requesting Lizzie Griffith be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that Griffth is likely too old to be enrolled at Carlisle but might find a position in another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Roberts Requests to Transfer Two Students to Carlisle
April 30, 1890

John Roberts, Superintendent of the Wind River Agency School, seeks to transfer two of his pupils to the Carlisle Indian School.

Alfred John Standing in forwarding Robert's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that it would be favorable to obtain a party from the Agency if a fair...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Inquiry to Transfer Two Fort Hall Boarding School Students
May 19, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter in regards to two students being transferred from the Fort Hall Boarding School to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that as long as the students are healthy and funds for their transportation is provided for outside of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment for Party of Students from Fort Lapwai
May 26, 1890

Alfred John Standing advises the Office of Indian Affairs that a party of students from Fort Lapwai, Idaho is interested in enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Enroll Children of Sophia Lacey
January 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Sophia Lacey to enroll her children at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that if the children are eligible then he would be glad to enroll them as well as arrange transportation. Pratt further...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Ways to Bring Students from the Western Shoshone Agency
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received requests from Dr. Carlos Montezuma and the Western Shoshone Agency Agent to enroll five students from that Agency. Pratt writes that his transportation costs for the year are minimal and asks if it possible to use...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Students from the Sisseton Agency School
April 22, 1891

J. H. Meteer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Agency School, requests to transfer three students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Pawnee Students Desire to Transfer to Carlisle
June 29, 1891

The Superintendent of the Pawnee School informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that three Pawnee students desire to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Cherokee Students at the Carlisle Indian School
August 4, 1891

Helen R. Duncan inquires from the Carlisle Indian School if a number of Cherokee students under her care can enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Duncan cites the desire of the students to enroll at an Industrial Training School in order to learn a trade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Enroll Cherokee Students
August 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request from Helen R. Duncan to enroll Cherokee students at Carlisle. Pratt writes that some avenue should be open to the Cherokee students to learn a practical trade rather than just academic studies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Lawrence Smith
August 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lawrence Smith. Pratt provides Smith's history at the Carlisle Indian School and noting that he has asked to be reenrolled at the Carlisle Indian School or to be released to attend the Hampton Institute. As a result,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Milton Abram to Enroll Children at Carlisle
September 2, 1891 - September 9, 1891

A. W. Ferrin forwards a request from Milton Abram to enroll his two sons to the Carlisle Indian School. Ferrin encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt informing Abram that he needs the permission of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs due to the fact that he is from New York.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll John Moses at Carlisle
September 19, 1891

Peter White requests to have John Moses enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. White notes that Moses attended a school in Indiana but had to leave and therefore would like to complete his education at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Take Party of Navajo Students to Carlisle
January 6, 1892

David L. Shipley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, notes that since former student Charles Damon returned home, Damon has visited the Agency a school a number of times discussing the Carlisle Indian School. As a result a number of boys have indicated a desire to enroll at Carlisle.

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

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