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Request to Repair Buildings and Build Employee Housing
July 14, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to repair various buildings as well as build housing for the engineer and laundress.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1888
October 22, 1888

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1889 amounting to $385.35 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school....

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Responds to Complaints from Carlisle
October 31, 1888 - July 22, 1889

Louis L. Robbins, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding complaints made by Richard Henry Pratt in receiving various supplies and invoices late.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Boiler for New School Building
November 6, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the new school building is too large for any of the boilers at Carlisle. Pratt further requests that he be authorized to purchase a boiler from the Star Steam Heater Co.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Unserviceable Property and Requesting it be Dropped from Property Returns for November 1888
November 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of property which has become unserviceable and requests authority from the Office of Indian Affairs to drop them from his property returns.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Board of Survey Proceedings Convened in November 1888
November 12, 1888 - November 19, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a Board of Survey to the Office of Indian Affairs convened on November 14, 1888 to dispose of broken or otherwise unserviceable property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Food and Supplies
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various food supplies along with scarlet braid and cord. Pratt encloses form used to advertise the contracts.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, January 1889
January 1, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the third quarter of fiscal year 1889 amounting to $491.85 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school....

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Employ Music Teacher
February 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to employ Professor Brown of Pittsburg as a music teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, March 1889
March 27, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 1889 amounting to $189.30 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school....

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Renews Request to Purchase Yaggys Geographical Study
May 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his request to purchase Yaggys Geographical Study. Pratt notes that he has the means to purchase the Study for $65.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, June 1889
June 22, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 1889 amounting to $494.90 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school....

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request Authority to Spend Money for Agents to Visit Outing Pupils
July 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $400 a year for traveling and incidental expenses of school agents to visit students on the outing program. In addition, he requests $60 to purchase ice for the hospital, kitchen, and school use during the fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Addition to Teacher's Mess Hall
July 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to add an addition to the teacher's mess hall. Pratt details the work to be done and notes that most of the work can be done in house.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, July 1889
July 13, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the first quarter of fiscal year 1890 amounting to $494.60 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Stamps and Food for Hospital Patients
July 15, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase $150 dollars worth of postage stamps and another $150 in the open market for canned goods, fruit, crackers, etc. for the special diet of Hospital patients.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Seeks Instruction on Shipping Hominy
July 23, 1889

Louis L. Robbins, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, asks for instructions for shipping 5,000 pounds of hominy from Omaha to Chicago for the Carlisle Indian School as there is no provision for transportation. Robbins also provides details about purchasing hominy in New York as compared to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase New Range and Boiler for Teacher's Mess
August 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a new range for the teacher's and employee's mess hall along with a galvanized boiler.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplementary Estimate of Supplies, September 1889
September 6, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits a "Supplementary" Estimate of Supplies for the first quarter of fiscal year 1890 amounting to $145.17 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at...

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Army Caps for Students
September 11, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 450 army regulation uniform caps at a cost not to exceed $292.50 for students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Men's Linen Collars
September 11, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 125 dozen boys and men's linen collars for $100 for the use of students at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Expand Employee Accommodations
September 24, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to expand the accommodations for teachers and employees at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1889
October 16, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1890 amounting to $470.75 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school....

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Desks and Seats for New School Building
October 19, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 75 single desks as well as 35 rear seats for a total cost of $348.75 to furnish the new school building.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correction Made to Amount Requested for Seats and Desks
October 21, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt makes a correction to the amount requested for the purchase of desks and seats for the new school buildings. Pratt notes the cost should have been $358.75 not $348.75.

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

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