Students Returning Home
Richard Henry Pratt requests $3000 for the fiscal year in order to pay for travel and incidental expenses in the transportation of students from Carlisle to their homes and brining students to the school.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the authority granted for transporting children to and from Carlisle has mostly been used in returning children and their is now a need for additional funds. As a result, he requests $3,000 for additional transportation needs.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requiring him to cover the expense of the San Carlos Agent for the costs of transporting Justin Head and Norman Cassadore from Wilcox to San Carlos. Pratt notes that filling this order places him in an awkward situation as he...
Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation orders be sent immediately over the subsidized position of route for one student to the Shoshone Agency as the student is sick and should be sent at once.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Montana funds for transportation be made special and forwarded at once in order to facilitate transportation of students.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of J. H. Cushaway for the returns of Mary and Nora Cushaway. He notes that he has received the money for their return and he has determined to let them go home.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the home going party has been delayed and should leave as soon as possible. Requests that authority for them to be returned be provided soon.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Lieutenant McAnaney in reference to vacancies at the Fort Belknap school. Pratt states that he did not mean to give a strong endorsement for a cook position for Lucy Enter Lodge and instead recommends Rosalie Ereaux. In addition, he discusses the...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a bill and letter from St. Joseph's Hospital covering the care of Seth Clear Eyes. Pratt provides the context of how Clear Eyes ended up at the hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota and directs the Office to direct the bill...
Charles G. Penney, Acting U. S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, requests the return from the Carlisle Indian School of Sallie Face (here Sally Face) from the Carlisle Indian School.
Daniel G. Browning forwards copy of the letter to Richard Henry Pratt with a directive to transfer...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Stailey Norcorss is leaving to report to Lieutenant Plummer.
Richard Henry Pratt requests from Daniel M. Browning the authority to spend additional money in returning and recruiting students. He includes a suggested order to meet his requirements.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Miss Metoxen will shortly leave for Lemhi.
Richard Henry Pratt requests $2,000 additional funding to return students to their homes as well as bringing students to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards nine certificates of attendance at summer school for seven teachers: O. H. Bakeless, Emma A. Cutter, Fanny G. Paull, Jennie P. Cochran, Kate S. Bowersox, Katherine J. Wiest, and Anna C. Hamilton. An explanatory cover letter is included.
Richard Henry Pratt returns request for transportation for Metoxen with age indicated and signature added that the transportation was received.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his application to spend an additional $3000 on transportation.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lewis Williams (also known as Lewis Daniel Wiliams) has a ticket to his home in Idaho.
Richard Henry Pratt outlines the disciplinary history of Lewis Williams (also known as Lewis Daniel Williams) while at the Carlisle Indian School and what led him to withdraw his assistance from allowing Williams to attend the Preparatory Department of Dickinson College and to provide him a...
Richard Henry Pratt returns letters to W. N. Hailmann regarding Purcell Powlas. Pratt notes that Powlas should remain on the on home going list with the expectation that he will return in the fall.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $4,000 to return students home during the current fiscal year.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return George Running Horse to his home.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has allowed Hiram Moses to return to his home with his father on the understanding that he will return to Carlisle in the Fall.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $5,000 in the transportation of students to and from the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt provides Daniel M. Browning of the decisions of the Apache students at the Carlisle Indian School relative to returning to their homes or staying at Carlisle.