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Intention to Discharge Charles Lackett due to Misbehavior
June 2, 1880 - June 5, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt encloses a letter from B. F. Berridge about Indians wanting to go to Washington, D.C. to visit Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. E. Trowbridge. In his cover letter, Pratt informs the Commissioner that he intends to discharge Charles Lackett due to his pension for "mischief...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Physician's Belief that 8 Students Should be Sent Home due to Poor Health
June 2, 1880

J. S. Bender informs Richard Henry Pratt that he believes six to eight students should be returned to their homes because they have "incurable" conditions and will likely "die young." Pratt encloses and endorses Bender's requests to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. In his cover letter, Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Sioux Nation Students to be Returned
June 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned home at the request of Sioux Chiefs to the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Allow a Party to Stay at School until Chiefs Arrive
June 19, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests returning party should remain at the Carlisle Indian School until the Sioux chiefs arrive. Pratt notes this will prolong their railroad tickets until the June 23rd.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Thunder's Desire to Marry his Sister-In-Law, a Student at the School
June 21, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs that White Thunder would like his sister-in-law as his second wife, but she is not interested. She is currently a student at the Carlisle Indian School, but there are reports of her mother dying. Before she leaves the school...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chief Spotted Tail's Request to Return his Children and Relatives Home
June 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks that Chief Spotted Tail would like to return his children, one grandchild, and one other relative currently enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School to their homes at his own expense. Pratt believes he should be able to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Chief Spotted Tail's Children and Grandchildren
June 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks that the party has left, and Spotted Tail took his children and grandchildren - who were all students at the Carlisle Indian School - home.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belief that its Good that Chief Spotted Tail Returned His Children and Grandchildren
June 24, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks E. J. Brooks to send him instructions for adding additional pupils to the Carlisle Indian School. He references Sheldon Jackson's mission to recruit Navajo and Pueblo students. Finally, he believes that Spotted Tail's decision to return his children will work to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Let Charles Oheltoint Go
June 25, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt tells Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks to let Charles Ohettoint go and that it won't disturb the Carlisle Indian School if the party returns.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Health of Rosebud Sioux Students
July 29, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the health of several Rosebud Sioux students. He informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. E. Trowbridge that Thigh's son is suffering from tapeworm, and Pratt will send him home if he's still sick when Reverend Robinson, a missionary from Rosebud who's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Four Sick Students Home
August 17, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send four sick students home to Indian Territory and funding for their escort, B. S. Reynolds. The four students, who have all been examined by the school physician and Office of Indian Affairs representative Dr. Kellogg, are Samuel Kahton (Ponca), Beau...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of John and Nancy Renville
August 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Sisseton Sioux Chief Gabriel Renville has arrived at the Carlisle Indian School to return his son John, who has died of typhus, home to be buried. Pratt is granting Renville's request to bring his daughter Nancy home with the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Three Sick Sioux Students
August 21, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he is sending Pine Ridge Sioux students Henry Thigh, Nathan, and Andrew home, escorted by Reverend Robinson, immediately because their health is so poor that they may die at the school before the Commissioner approves their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Three Former Florida Prisoners Home
September 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. M. Marble regarding three former Florida prisoners that should be returned home, escorted by Agent Miles. The first is going to die soon because of an accident suffered while playing baseball, and his chiefs want him to die...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Issues with Two new Students that are Former Florida Prisoners
December 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he's received the two new students from Bishop Huntingdon. He sent the first one home almost immediately due to poor health, but the second one was fine, and he receives quarterly payments from a patron on the student's behalf....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home of High Bear Jr.
January 1, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt reports that the visit of Ponca Chiefs Harry Bear, Standing Eagle, and White Buffalo went well. He also notes that Chief Harry Bear asked that his son be returned home due to his falling ill multiple times at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he approved the return home of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Indian Office Arrange Transportation for Return of Sioux Students
February 24, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt suggests that the Indian Office arrange transportation for Lawrence and Philip Good Voice to return home under the care of Dr. Faulkner. He notes that he has not been provided orders Sioux City and Pacific Rail Road which is subsidized.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Sending Curtis and Roman Nose Home
March 24, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has sent Curtis home with Roman Nose as a guardian rather than wait for Bear's Heart to accompany the student home due to Curtis' health. Roman Nose was requested to return home by the Indian Agent L. J. Miles.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Unaccounted Expenses from Dr. Faulkner
January 16, 1882 - May 6, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt relays a copy of the last message he received from former Carlisle Indian School physician Dr. W. H. Faulkner regarding expenses accrued by Dr. Faulkner while returning two students to their homes at the Rosebud Agency. Due to delays Dr. Faulkner was stuck at Prairie du Chien...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought in Approving Return of Lincoln
February 20, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authorization for his actions in allowing Lincoln to return with his father due to his health and covering the expense of the return trip.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blue Horse Discusses His Son and One Horse Buggy
March 16, 1882 - March 22, 1882

Blue Horse writes to Richard Henry Pratt regarding his son who is studying at the school and inquiring about a one horse buggy. Blue Horse states that his son can be sent home when he is skillful enough to carry out the trade he is learning.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home of Initial Delegation of Rosebud and Pine Ridge Students
May 17, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt writes that the initial delegation of students from the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies terms of enrollment are set to expire and authorization for funds to return them. Pratt notes that many of the students wish to remain but that their parents desire them to return home. He...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return Home of Students from Various Agencies in 1882
May 17, 1882 - June 8, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt refers to his previous letter informing the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that only twenty-five students will stay on at Carlisle. As a result Pratt seeks approval for the expense of returning the remaining students to their homes in the current fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Terms of Enrollment Set to Expire for Initial Delegations
May 17, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt writes that the terms of enrollment for students from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency; the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency; the Sisseton Agency; the Pawnee Agency; the Ponca Agency; and the Green Bay Agency.

Pratt notes that half of the students whose terms are set...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Northern Arapaho Students from Wyoming
February 10, 1883

Report on the Northern Arapaho students enrolled at Carlisle. Carlisle School physician O. G. Given provides a report on the health of some of the remaining Northern Arapaho students at Carlisle and recommends returning to their homes four boys. Richard Henry Pratt endorses this recommendation...

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

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