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Pratt Submits Plans and Request for Supplies for Laundry Building
July 22-25, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt submits plans for a laundry building along with the invitation for proposals for supplies and further requests authority to spend the money in order to erect the building.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Labor and Supplies on Shop Addition
August 15, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase supplies and materials as well as to pay for labor in the construction of an addition to the industrial shops at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also encloses blueprints showing his plans for the addition.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Provides Sketches and Budget for Nashville Exhibit
February 23, 1897

Assistant Superintendent Alfred John Standing provides sketches of three cases for the Nashville Exhibit in addition to other recommendations and providing a budget.

Format: Diagrams, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Build Additional Employee Quarters
February 15, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to build new employee quarters along with hiring skilled laborers. Pratt includes plans for the first floor of the building.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests Additional Funds to Visit Outing Students
May 15, 1900

Alfred John Standing requests an additional $200 to visit the outing homes of students during the year as well as having sick students returned.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests an Additional $200 for Paying Students Over Summer in 1900
June 11, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests an additional $200 to pay students over the summer for work at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Spend Additional Money Transporting Students in FY 1900
June 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend an additional $2000 in the transportation of students to and from their homes during fiscal year 1900.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transportation Funds for Fiscal Year 1901
July 5, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $14,000 for the transportation of students to and from their homes and the Carlisle Indian School for fiscal year 1901.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Additional Food for 1900 Holiday Dinners
November 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase additional turkeys, fruits, nuts, and other food items for a Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for the students of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Place Telephone on Kutz Farm
April 11, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to have a telephone placed at the Kutz Farm connected with the general exchange and the school at the cost of $18 per year. Pratt notes that the phone can be attached to the line on the Hocker Farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Authority to Purchase Shingles for Kutz Farm and Dining Room
May 21, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to add 112,000 shingles to the Carlisle Indian School lumber supplies for both the Kutz Farm buildings as well as the dining room roof.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Tear Down and Rebuild Kutz Farm Building
August 8, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that upon closer examination of the Kutz Farm building needs extensive work. As a result, Pratt requests authority to tear down the building and rebuild it with materials already delivered and with repurposed supplies as well as additional...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Funds to Complete Work on House on Kutz Farm
October 25, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests an additional $500 to purchase materials on the open market for materials and skilled labor to complete the tear down and rebuilding of the house on the Kutz Farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Requests Additional Transportation Funds for Fiscal Year 1903
March 11, 1903

Edgar A. Allen requests an additional $3,000 for transporting students to and from their homes and the Carlisle Indian School having already exhausted the budgeted transportation funds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Provides Balance of School and Renews Request for Additional Transportation Funds
March 18, 1903

Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School has $34,755.84 on credit with the Assistant Treasurer in New York along with sale of manufactured goods and money with Commissioner of Indian Affairs for a total balance of $40,584.28. As a result, Allen renews...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Emphasizes Need for Additional Funds to Transport Students in Fiscal Year 1903
April 4, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt emphasizes to the Office of Indian Affairs the need for an additional $3,000 to transport students to and from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Double Cottage for Employees
April 4, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase materials and employ specialized labor to erect a double cottage for employees along with the School's labor. Pratt asks that his request be approved immediately in order to complete the building before the end of the fiscal year. Pratt also...

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Exceeded Authority in Returning Students to their Homes
June 30, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School exceeded its authority for returning students to their homes by $1248.61. As a result Pratt requests authority to spend that sum in the last quarter of fiscal year 1904.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend Money to Buy Supplies and Labor for Emergency Repairs
May 6, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $500 in the open market to purchase supplies and in labor costs to make emergency repairs to buildings and other school property.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimates and Plans for New Hospital Building
May 9-12, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Lease Alexander Farm and Detail of Funds Available
March 16, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his recommendation for the lease of the Alexander Tract. Mercer details the funds available for the lease and other possible options to raise the funds including selling harness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Rent for Use of Alexander Farm for Remainder of 1906
July 3, 1906

William A. Mercer requests $400 for the rental of the Alexander Tract during the current year to use a playground for students of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Additional Money for Student Labor for Summer 1906
September 22, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay an additional $600 to pay for student labor over the 1906 summer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Supplies for the Superintendent's Quarters and Shoe Shop
August 13-23, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer requests to spend $47.70 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1908" appropriation on porch shades and fire screens for the superintendents' quarters and supplies for the shoe shop. Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. E. Leupp grants Mercer's request.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds to Pay Off Debt, First Quarter 1908
August 15-27, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer requests to spend $22.00 from the "Miscellaneous Receipts, Class IV" appropriation to pay for a debt incurred for buying newspapers for the Carlisle Indian School during the first quarter of 1908. Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. E. Leupp grants Mercer's request.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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