William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, provides a recommendation on which railroad route to send 50 children to the Carlisle Indian School along with ways to limit the cost of involved by sending one Agency employee and one army officer.
Thomas W. Haskins, President of the Homewood School, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the second group of students have to Carlisle and he will follow-up with the particulars.
Richard Henry Pratt states that he can get through the present fiscal year on his appropriation but needs aid for travel expenses and maintenance of the incoming party from Mescalero.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that he have written authority to cover the verbal authority to increase the number of pupils from San Carlos as well as other additional pupils including eight from the Chippewa Nation.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Department of Indian Affairs that he has contracted to have fifty students from the Mescalero Band of the Apache Nation to be transported to the Carlisle Indian School. He queries the office as to where the funds to pay for the transport should be taken from.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the El Paso Station is accessible from the Mescalero Agency if a party of students is being sent to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt ends by stating that he is heading West on Monday.
Alfred John Standing informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has provided a ticket for Miles, a Hampton Institute student, to visit the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph agreeing to send Obadiah G. Given with the party of Nez Perces being sent home. Pratt also recommends booking the Emigrant Sleepers as they provide the ability to make coffee therefore saving money on the coffee bill.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires about expenses related to Obadiah G. Given accompanying the Nez Perce Party back to their homes. Pratt notes that Given is ready to start when the Bureau of Indian Affairs telegraphs that the expenses will be covered.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs informing him that the Bureau will arrange the agreements in transporting students to and from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has already sought bids from the Baltimore and Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroads...
Richard Henry Pratt provides the bids received for transporting students from the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies to the Office of Indian Affairs.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Dr. Obadiah G. Given be given transportation for himself and 60 students at Rushville, Nebraska and 20 students at Valentine, Nebraska.
Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the ten Quapaw Agency students are ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that there was a delay due to waiting for students from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.
The Quapaw Agency Agent informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his delegation is ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School but has not received transportation orders.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to have transportation for fifty Pueblo students from the Santa Fe, Laguna, and Albuquerque agencies.
Alfred John Standing refers Office of Indian Affairs to an earlier letter regarding students at the Sisseton Agency for transportation to the Carlisle Indian School.
R. S. Hair informs the Office of Indian Affairs that 20 Oneida students are ready to go from Oneida to Carlisle but cannot all go from De Pere or Green Bay to Chicago.
Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Marianna Burgess has reported there are no tickets waiting for her and 20 Oneida students at De Pere, Wisconsin.
Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation for forty be placed at Laguna for Pueblo students to travel to Carlisle.
Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a receipt for a ticket for Henry Kendall travel to Washington D.C.
H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he can send six or ten students to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation for John W. Olmstead and 20 students De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt reports to the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the safe arrival of a blind Indian student at Carlisle.
Authority sought by Richard Henry Pratt to cover expenses in returning Joseph Roubidoux to his home due to his mother's failing health.
Richard Henry Pratt notes that he postponed the departure of students to their homes due to not having time to notify Agents to meet the students on their arrival. As a result he delayed the trip and met with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Agent to make the arrangements which should be complete...