Richard Henry Pratt requests that he be allowed to extend the outings of certain students until the winter in order to allow them to attend the country schools located near their patrons.
Students Attending Public Schools
Outing report of Eben Beads along with a letter from Beads to Richard Henry Pratt detailing his experience working on a farm and attending a school in Darlington, Pennsylvania while on outing.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Joseph Scanadore for the return of his son Jemison Scanadore. Pratt provides Jemison's history at the Carlisle Indian School since his transfer from Martinsburg and ends by noting that he ran away from the school on February 25, 1891 and is likely already back…
Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Abram Hill by noting that Hill came to Carlisle from Martinsburg and has remained at Carlisle by his own choice. Pratt states that Hill is currently attending school in Newtown, Pennsylvania and has just expressed a desire to return with the home going party in June or July.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from Perry H. Laravie for his return home. Pratt notes that Laravie came to Carlisle at his own option and cost and has been for the past few years on the outing program and attending school in the winter. Pratt ends by stating that as Laravie came on his own there is no reason why he cannot leave in…
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from John G. Ground (also known as J. Grover Ground). Pratt recommends that Ground's affairs be left in his hands. He further discusses the circumstances surrounding Ground's requests.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to requests to return Helen Patterson and Ophelia King to their homes. Pratt includes comments from King's sister Louisa as well as the Patterson's mother in arguing for keeping the students at Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Julia Hand to her home.
Alfred John Standing responds to a request from their father for the return of Joseph, Archie, and George Libby.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the appointment of Charles A. Eastman in the newly created position of outing agent.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to enroll Robert Depoe in order to allow him to attend the Carlisle High School as well as participate as a member of the band during the possible visit to Paris.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that as Pasquala Anderson has not received an appointment she is withdrawing her application in order to enter the public schools of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Edgar A. Allen responds to the Office of Indian Affairs by providing correspondence regarding the request of R. V. Griffin for the return of his two children Ida and Thomas Griffin.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Mrs. Jake Reubens for the return of her daughter Alice Doctor. Reubens in particular objects to the outing program.
Richard Henry Pratt provides correspondence and documents related to a request to return Lizzie and Nancy Chubb to their home. Their father in particular objects to them being sent out to work on the outing program and notes that they are sick.
Thomas Ryan and Ethan Allen Hitchcock request further information from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and Richard Henry Pratt on the request of Peter Cole for the return of his daughter Nettie Cole.
Edgar A. Allen responds to request to return Eunice Baird.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Charles King to his home.
William A. Mercer responds to a letter from Alex Solomon requesting an honorable discharge for his son Michael Solomon from the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence regarding two special enrollment courses. The first is for the enrollment of four pupils over the age of 21 years, the maximum allowed at Carlisle. The second is for Ralph Harmon Sexton to attend a technical high school in the borough of Carlisle, so he could pursue a course in Electrical Engineering from…
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent John Francis Jr. denies Alfred A. Marlatt to host a student on outing over the winter because the school's new policy requires all students to stay at the school over the winter unless they can attend public school for a full term while on outing.
Marlatt forwards Francis Jr.'s letter to Secretary of…