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Pratt Informs Office of Need to Travel to Philadelphia and New York
May 12, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he needs to go to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York. Asks if the Commissioner can visit the following week.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Letter of Introduction to Carlisle and Hampton
July 30, 1885

D. C. De Wulf, pastor for the St. Charles Church in Pikesville, Maryland, requests a letter of introduction in order to visit the Carlisle Indian School and Hampton Institute along with the visitors from France.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Travel Expenses of Visiting Agent
October 25, 1886

Submission of voucher for expenses by Richard Henry Pratt related to visit from C. M. Clark, Special Agent for the Department, who was instructed to learn the Carlisle Indian School outing system.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Arrives Back at Carlisle with 62 Students from Fort Marion
April 30, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the John D. C. Atkins, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, that he has arrived back at Carlisle with 62 members of the Chiricahua band from Fort Marion. He ends by noting that he hopes the Atkins will now visit the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests Telegram Regarding Sending Apache Students Home as Interpreters
March 22, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests a telegram regarding a promise that the President and Secretary gave to a group of visiting Apache Chiefs to send home two students at the Carlisle Indian School with them to serve as interpreters. Pratt recommends that the telegram say that the students will be sent...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letters of Introduction for Edward Wilson
October 1, 1888 - October 30, 1888

Letters of introduction for Edward F. Wilson the principal of two homes for the education and industrial training of Indian children at Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario, Canada. One of the letters is from Richard Henry Pratt who notes that he has known Wilson personally for two years and that he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Visiting Sioux Delegation's Opposition to Eastern Schools
January 2, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he understands the opposition of the visiting Sioux delegation to Eastern Schools. Pratt notes that when they come to the East they could see that assertions are incorrect.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Sioux Delegation to Visit the Carlisle Indian School
January 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that it would be best to allow the Sioux Delegation to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Number of People in Sioux Delegation
January 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt asks the Office of Indian Affairs how many individuals are in the new Sioux delegation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Inquires When to Expect Sioux Delegation in 1890
January 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs information on if and when to expect the Sioux delegation at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Fort Belknap Head Men to Visit East
April 3, 1890 - April 4, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits telegraph correspondence between himself and William P. Campbell regarding a request to have head men from the Fort Belknap Agency go East with a party as it would aid in recruiting students for Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Sioux Party to Visit Carlisle
January 31, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Sioux Party currently in Washington D.C. be allowed to visit the Carlisle Indian School. If this is not possible then Pratt asks that nine students be allowed to visit Washington at their own expense.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into When Sioux Chiefs Will Visit Carlisle in 1891
February 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt inquiries when the Sioux Chiefs will visit the Carlisle Indian School as there are a dozen students on outing who would like to meet them.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to be Informed if Piegan Chiefs Decide to Visit Carlisle
December 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to be informed if a group of Piegan chiefs decide to visit the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he was informed that the Chiefs are visiting Washington D.C. from his students and that if they decide to visit he would like to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chiefs from Various Agencies Coming to Carlisle Commencement
February 21, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that students from the Kiowa and Comanche Agency as well as the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency have contributed funds to allow one chief from each Nation to attend commencement ceremonies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request for Chiefs to Visit Carlisle for Commencement
February 23, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests answer to his previous telegram seeking authority to have a number of chiefs visit Carlisle for the commencement ceremonies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office to Send Visitors by Guard
June 7, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their message and to send them by first train under guard.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Students Invite Hailmann to Gymnasium Dedication
October 28, 1895

Levi St. Cyr, Robert Hamilton, and Elmer Simon invite W. N. Hailmann to the dedication ceremony of the new Gymnasium at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Slip Indicating Pratt Sent Letter to American Horse
May 3, 1897

Card indicating Richard Henry Pratt sent a letter to American Horse inviting American Horse to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for the Return John and Elizabeth Terrance
February 15, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that since Frank Terrance wrote a letter to the Office he has since visited Carlisle and withdrawn his request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Gertrude Simmons' Request for Additional Training
December 3, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on the request of Gertrude Simmons to take additional training to further her career. Pratt additionally requests advance notice of the party of Cheyenne and Arapahoe's arrival in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrangements for Mother of Student to Visit Carlisle
March 20, 1899 - March 25, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence and informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has arranged for the mother of an Apache student to visit Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Jesse and Clayton Kirk Have Departed Carlisle
March 8, 1901

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Jesse Kirk has left Carlisle along with his son Clayton Kirk.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Return of Nora and Geneva Jameson
May 14, 1901 - July 17, 1901

Correspondence regarding the return of Nora and Geneva Jameson from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Seldon Kirk
June 20, 1901 - August 14, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Seldon Kirk to his home before he is transferred to a school in Phoenix, Arizona. Also included is the correspondence regarding the request of Rev. Jesse Kirk for the transfer.

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

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