Requests to Assist Students with Personal Matters

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Pratt Requests Office Pay Law School Tuition of William F. Campbell
November 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests the assistance of the Office of Indian Affairs in paying the law school tuition of William F. Campbell. Pratt forwards two letters from Campbell.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William F. Campbell Provides Update on Law Studies
November 25 - December 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from former student William F. Campbell regarding his law studies and attempts to earn a living as a painter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William F. Campbell Indicates He Has Not Heard from Department
January 28, 1891 - February 2, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from former student William F. Campbell regarding the government providing an allowance for him to attend law school. Campbell notes that he has not heard from the Department and assumes that the allowance was not approved. In addition, Campbell recounts a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Agreement Covering Allowance of Chester Cornelius to Attend College
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Clement C. Gaines, President of the Eastman Business College, and a contract between Gaines and former student Chester P. Cornelius. Gaines' understanding is that the contract permits Cornelius to receive an allowance to...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Make Money Available for William F. Campbell
April 17, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has received a letter from former student William F. Campbell regarding the assistance promised him by Office of Indian Affairs to allow him to attend the Law School at the University of Minnesota. Pratt notes that a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Adams Requests Office Forward Him Share of Trust
October 26, 1897

Joseph Adams requests the Office of Indian Affairs forward him his share of the trust held for the Siletz Indians in Oregon to assist him in paying to attend college. (Other documents show that he attended Dickinson College.) 

Pratt has annotated the letter saying he supports this request...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lillie Wind Requests Proportion of Her Money from Sale of Miami
December 13, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests on the behalf of former student Lillie Wind (here Lilly Wind) the funds due to her as a member of the Ottawa nation from the sale of the town site of Miami. Wind has trained as a nurse, is doing well, and has previously sought to obtain these funds from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Update on Clarence White Thunder
April 4, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding former student Clarence White Thunder and a position as a disciplinarian.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Claims that John Miller Enrolled at Carlisle Fraudulently
May 19, 1898 - August 11, 1904

Response by Edgar A. Allen to claims by an anonymous individual alleging that John Miller (also addressed as William Miller) used fraud to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Also included are legal affidavits by Miller and John Pulcifer claiming their innocence.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Rickert Declines Transfer to Pyramid Lake Agency
May 23, 1898 - May 25, 1898

Pratt forwards a letter from former student Ella Rickert declining transfer to the Wadesworth School at the Pyramid Lake Agency as an assistant matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie O'Dell and Mabel Buck Departed for Darlington
May 28, 1898

Alfred John Standing states that Mabel Buck and Nellie O'Dell departed for Darlington, Oklahoma Territory and should both be on duty.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Susie Rayos Requests to Take Exam to Enter Indian Service
June 25, 1906 - June 28, 1906

Susie Rayos requests to take the required examinations to enter the Indian Service. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with additional information about Rayos.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Payment Owed to Participant in Apache Indian Raid of 1895
October 11, 1912 - November 20, 1912

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses and endorses a request from Susie Poncho, a returned student and current resident of Cubero, New Mexico, for $75.45. The request is for her father, who is owed money for his services during the Apache Indian Raid of May and June, 1895...

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