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Request to Repair and Replace Flooring in School Building and Boys' Quarters
December 6, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to purchase 11,000 feet of yellow pine flooring and 4,300 feet of hemlock joints amounting to $442 to repair and replace flooring in the school building and the boys' quarters. Pratt adds that student apprentices will be able to do the work.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1881
December 8, 1880

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1881 amounting to $13,134 for subsistence, employee pay, clothing, farm, supplies, repairs, and contingencies.

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

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate for Medical Supplies, December 1880
December 11, 1880 - December 14, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards an Estimate of Medical Supplies that covers the first six months of 1881.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Board of Survey for Two Mules
December 13, 1880 - December 16, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a board of survey conducted on two mules. The board finds that the two mules should be sold.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Five Crusts of Vaccine Virus
December 29, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests five crusts of vaccine virus for new students and for students who received the vaccine a year ago but for whom it did not work.

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Advertising in Local Papers for Supplies
February 10, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Herald and Valley Sentinel of Carlisle have the two largest circulations of the local papers and would be the best to advertise for material costs. He provides estimates for lumber; masonry excavation of plastering; hardware; roofing tin and spouting;...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1881
February 19, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form amounting to $3,397.37 for areas covering supplies, the farm, shops, clothing, funding expenses, and contingencies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1881
March 23, 1881

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1881 amounting to $14,594.97 for areas covering subsistence, the pay of employees, clothing, the farm, supplies, repairs, contingencies, supplies, and special allowance.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Abstract of Bids on Hospital Building Construction
April 12, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits the abstract of bids for material and part of the labor to build a hospital for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt includes the advertisement that appeared in the Herald and Mirror as well as the Valley Sentinel. Pratt notes that he is unhappy with...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1881
June 25, 1881

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1881 amounting to $13,959.81 for areas covering subsistence, pay of employees, clothing, the farm, supplies, contingencies, and special allowance.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Fourth Quarter 1881
October 8, 1881

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1881 amounting to $12,689.55 for areas covering shops, traveling expenses, hospital, contingencies, rations, the pay of employees, clothing, the farm, and special allowance. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $5,000 for...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Increase in Cow Herd and Reduction in Rations
April 11, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests a reduction in various rations in order to purchase additional cows for providing a greater milk supply to students. Pratt cites a visit from Dr. Cornelius Rea Agnew and his recommendation that for a healthy student body students be allowed to drink as much milk as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Replace Gutters on Buildings
July 13, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt requests to replace the gutters on older buildings to prevent further damage to the structures. Pratt outlines the cost of the tin to update the gutters as well as hiring an additional mechanic on the irregular rolls.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Beds and Pillows
August 18, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the school will have additional children than in previous years necessitating additional beds and pillows. In addition the previous bed stands are not as durable as hoped.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate for Medical Supplies, December 1882
December 11, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt forwards special estimate for medical supplies in addition to a letter from the physician of the Carlisle Indian School Obediah Given describing the necessity of the supplies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Withdrawals Request for 20 Reams of Paper
June 6, 1883

Richard Pratt requests to omit 10 reams of notepaper and 10 reams of foolscap paper because a Massachusetts papermaker sent him 400 pounds of writing paper as a gift. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Stationary Invoices
November 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs he is returning invoices of stationary.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Specific Boot Sizes for Upcoming Years
February 8, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt details his disappointment the fulfillment he made of a request for boots from the Department of the Interior. Pratt notes that he expected a variety of sizes but was instead only provided with one size. As a result he specifically requests various sizes for the following...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Board of Survey Proceedings Convened in February 1884
February 27, 1884 - March 7, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened on February 29, 1884 to dispose of worn out and otherwise unserviceable property and drop them from his property returns.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Specifications for Proposed Dining Room to Built
September 5, 1884

Specifications for the proposed Dining Room to be built at the Carlisle Indian School by Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Update on Stationary
November 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt asks if anything has been done about his previous letter about school stationery.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supply of Fire Protection Hand Grenades
April 7, 1885 - April 8, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt seeks to obtain two or three dozen fire protection hand grenades for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Change Order of Hose along with Coffee and Tea
April 9, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has on hand a larger number of boy's sizes of hose than he can use. As a result he requests he be provided with 20 dozen of boy's size 8 and 140 dozen of men's size 9, 10, and 11. In addition, he requests his estimate for coffee be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delivery of Fire Prevention Hand Grenades to Carlisle
April 28, 1885

R. F. Hunter writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding the order of three dozen fire prevention hand grenades at a cost of $9 per dozen.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for Flour for the 1885 Fiscal Year
May 9, 1885 - June 9, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a contract between the Carlisle Indian School and Glatfelter and Nace for the latter to provide 600 barrels of flour for the 1885 fiscal year.

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

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