Students Running Away

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The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 19)
December 18, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled “For the Boys,” followed by a description of “Loafing” observed by the Man-on-the-band-stand among the boys on campus. There was also a feature, “200,000,000" that tallied up the time it would take to become as rich as Mr. Vanderbilt. Page two reported severe weather in Michigan, a request for a lost…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1886
1886

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1886, containing the Seventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. The report, submitted by Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, includes a school population table as well as discussions of…

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Book
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Voucher Covering Travel Expenses to Recover Runaway Student
November 14, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher for travel expenses of a Carlisle Indian School employee in attempting to recover Henry Keoke. Pratt also provides a history of how Keoke came to the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Travel Expenses in Return of Runaway Student
December 8, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a travel voucher for the return of Henry Keoke who was resting in Saxton, Pennsylvania when caught by a Carlisle Indian School employee.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Travel Expenses in Return of Runaway Students
December 15, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher for travel expenses incurred while returning Dana Long Wolf and Charles Redmore. Pratt includes the context of what led Redmore and Long Wolf to run away from the school and the discipline meted out to Redmore. He ends by proposing the government develop a reformatory where students can be sent to prevent…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Voucher Covering Expenses in Returning Two Run Away Students
July 6, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher to the Office of Indian Affairs for expenses related to arresting and returning the two students who had run away from the Carlisle Indian School and were apprehended at Gallitzin, Pennsylvania.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Travel Expenses to Recover Three Runaway Students
August 4, 1886

Voucher to cover expenses in the return of three run away students located and arrested in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Voucher Covering Expenses in Returning Run Away Student in September 1886
September 6, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt submits voucher for the recovery of a run away student who was on outing in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Account Covering Expense Returning Henry Standing Bear
March 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards account covering the expense of returning Henry Standing Bear and requests approval.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Expenses to Recover Two Runaway Students in 1889
May 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher from Fisk Goodyear resulting from expenses incurred from the capture and return of two runaway students.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Jemison Scanadore
March 3, 1891

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…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Schanandore Requests Pratt Remit Son's Bank Account to Him
April 6, 1891 - June 10, 1891

Joseph Schanandore requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct Richard Henry Pratt to remit him the remaining money held in his son Jemison's account at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Henry Keoke
April 30, 1891 - July 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request to return Henry Keoke to his home. Pratt provides Keoke's history at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his last letter to Keoke informing him that as he decided to go out on outing he needs to complete his outing before being sent home.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding Expense Voucher in Pursuit of Runaway Student
September 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of William P. Campbell regarding traveling and incidental expenses incurred in the pursuit of Ralph Naltuey.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Runaway Caddo Student
October 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an inquiry from James R. O'Beirne about a Caddo student who had run away from his farming outing. Pratt states that he sent William P. Campbell after the student to New York and he is now back at Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Festus Pelone
December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request to be returned home by Festus Pelone. Pratt includes a copy of Pelone's disciplinary record while at Carlisle and notes that his punishment of being on "no pay" is deserved. Because of the pattern of bad behavior, Pratt is willing to send Pelone home but…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Expense Voucher in Return of Three Runaway Students
December 29, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of W. P. Campbell incurred in the return of three runaway students.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Vouchers Relating to Return of Two Runaway Students
June 23, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the expense of Alfred John Standing incurred in the return of two runaway students to the Office of Indian Affairs.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Seeking Information on Runaway Pupil
August 3, 1892 - December 28, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from J. C. Williamson regarding his son who had run away from his outing home on August 3, 1892. Pratt provides some background on Curtis and the fact that he had expressed no discontent towards his outing experience. He further indicates that he is directing his outing agent to visit New York City to…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Voucher for Expenses Incurred in Return of Two Runaway Pupils
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards and requests approval for voucher for the travel and expenses incurred in the capture and return of two runaway pupils.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Paul Martin Requests Assistance Locating Son
December 21, 1892 - December 27, 1892

Paul Martin requests assistance from Thomas J. Morgan in locating his son, James Martin, who had runaway from the Carlisle Indian School. Martin encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt detailing the circumstances before James left Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Request for William and Sarah Archiquette in 1893
March 3, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request for the return of William and Sarah Archiquette by their parents. Pratt notes that every year after their required enrollment had ended the students were offered the opportunity to return home and they choose to stay at Carlisle. He ends his letter by discussing his discontent with the continued…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Abner Patterson
June 12, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request for the return of Abner Patterson from his parents Martha and David. Pratt notes that Abner is an extremely healthy student who would benefit from remaining at Carlisle for the agreed upon period.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Expenses in Recovery of Two Runaway Students
March 5, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay expenses incurred in the return of two runaway pupils located near Winchester, Virginia.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration