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Authority Sought to Cover Expense in Returning Joseph Roubidoux
April 7, 1886

Authority sought by Richard Henry Pratt to cover expenses in returning Joseph Roubidoux to his home due to his mother's failing health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reason for Postponing Trip for Returning Students to Their Homes
June 15, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Disallowed Travel Requests to Interior Secretary
July 3, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt forwards transportation requests covering students and employees over the Union Pacific and the Sioux City & Pacific railroads which were disallowed to the Secretary of the Interior.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Forward Transportation to Mitchell Dakota Station
August 10, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests that transportation from Mitchell, Dakota to Carlisle, Pennsylvania be forwarded to the Agent at Mitchell Station. Pratt further requests to be notified so that he make necessary arrangements for the girls expenses enroute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George W. Harris Will Pick Up Harriet Mary on Route to Nez Perce Agency
August 18, 1886

George W. Norris, the newly appointed U.S. Indian Agent for the Nez Perce Agency, replies to an Office of the Indian Affairs letter that he will travel to the Nez Perce Agency via Carlisle, Pennsylvania in order to pick up Harriet Mary to return her to her home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Guidance Sought for Escort for Henry and Frank Blatchford
January 3, 1887

J. T. Gregory, U.S. Indian Agent for the LaPointe Agency, seeks guidance from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the transfer of Henry and Frank (here Francis) Blatchford from Odanah, Wisconsin to the Carlisle Indian School. The student's grandfather, Henry Blatchford, had written Gregory...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Departure of Henry and Frank Blatchford
January 21, 1887

J. T. Gregory, U.S. Indian Agent for the LaPointe Agency, notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry and Frank Blatchford have departed Odanah, Wisconsin for Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Railroad Lines and the Telegraph and Postal Address
April 15, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the telegraph and post office address is Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Pratt also notes that the most direct Railroad routes are the Pennsylvania and Reading line to Harrisburg and then the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Carlisle when coming...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Disallowances Made By Treasury Department in Account Settlements
May 5, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a statement from the Second Auditor of the Treasury in settlement of his accounts from the fourth quarter of 1884 to and including the fourth quarter of 1885. Pratt goes through a list of transportation costs that were disallowed due to a portion of the road being...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for Go-So to Carlisle
May 14, 1887

Request for transportation to placed with the Officer in Charge of Fort Barrancas for Go-So or Jose from Pensacola, Florida to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Gettysburg Junction be Starting Point
May 27, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests that when transportation is furnished for students returning home have Gettysburg Junction be made the starting point rather than Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation of George Thomas to Fort Stevenson School
August 10, 1887 - September 12, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt refers to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs authorizing him to send George Thomas to the Fort Stevenson school to take over the Harness Shop. However, he notes that no provision was made for transportation.

The Commissioner of Indian Affairs forwards the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Vouchers for Recruitment of Students in July 1887
August 16, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense vouchers related to the recruitment of students in the Omaha and Winnebago Agency as well as the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Seeks Clarification on Transportation Authority for Stockbridge Girls
December 1, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt seeks clarification on whether an Office of Indian Affairs letter gives him authority to arrange transportation for two girls from the Green Bay Agency to travel to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks for transportation be provided or for authority be granted for him to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quote for Six Tickets for Travel from De Pere, WI to Carlisle
February 29, 1888

Robert A. Parke, the Passenger Agent for the South-Eastern District of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, quotes the Office of Indian Affairs a rate of $12.15 per ticket for six first class tickets from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quote for Tickets for Travel from De Pere, WI to Carlisle
February 29, 1888

Percy G. Smith, City Passenger Agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, provides a quote for transporting students from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Seven More Tickets for Oneida Students
March 13, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests confirmation from the Office of Indian Affairs that his actions in placing seven more tickets at De Pere, Wisconsin through the Pennsylvania Railroad due to a request from the Oneida Nation to send six more students and an escort be approved.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Ticket for Oneida Escort
March 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that a ticket be provided for an escort of Oneida students back to De Pere, Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Two Additional Tickets for Green Bay Agency Students
March 31, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt asks the Office of Indian Affairs to confirm his actions in placing two additional tickets for girls from the Green Bay Agency at the request of the U.S. Indian Agent for the Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Oneida Student Escort to Green Bay Agency
April 5, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs actions he has taken regarding Simon Powlas, the escort of the Oneida Nation students recently arrived at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that as Powlas had already waited a number of days he purchased a ticket for him to return...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
War Department Orders Sending Prisoners to Alabama and Carlisle
May 10, 1888

War Department orders directing Geronimo and other prisoners be sent from Fort Barrancas, Florida to Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama in addition to sending certain youths to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Round Trip Ticket for Escort for Two Students
May 21, 1888 - May 22, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the delay in providing tickets to two students to Rushville leaves them two weeks to go alone. Pratt requests that the Office order round trip tickets for them and authorize expenses of escort.

A note indicates the ticket for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Transferring Apache Prisoners to Carlisle
May 26, 1888

William Endicott, Secretary of the War, replies to an Commissioner of Indian Affairs report on the transportation of Chappo and Go-So who are prisoners at Fort Pickens to the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt has indicated that while he is willing to enroll them at Carlisle but does...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Students from the Martinsburg Indian School to Carlisle
May 28, 1888 - May 31, 1888

P. A. Bridenbaugh, head of the Martinsburg Indian School, writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the transfer of Oneida students at Martinsburg to Carlisle. Bridenbaugh states that he has asked a policeman at the Agency to ask for consent for the transfer. Bridenbaugh also includes a...

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

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