1881

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Hatton Requests Help from Senator Ferry
November 24, 1881

Charles Hatton, U.S. Indian Agent at the Shosone and Bannock Agency, writes asking for assistance from Michigan Senator Thomas W. Ferry in allowing him to bring a delegation of five Arapaho Chiefs to Carlisle and Washington D.C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Bring Northern Arapaho Chiefs to Carlisle
November 24, 1881

Charles Hatton, U.S. Indian Agent for the Northern Arapaho Agency, seeks authority to bring five Northern Arapaho Chiefs to Carlisle and Washington D.C. to visit their children. The Chiefs were promised when they sent their children that they would be allowed to visit and are seeking to have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Background and Request to Enroll Antoinette Williams
November 28, 1881 - December 5, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters along with his recommendation that Antoinette Williams, a member of the Navajo Nation, be allowed to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. The two forwarded letters indicate that Williams was brought east to the Blair Academy in Blairstown, New...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Six Quapaw Students from the Emlen Institute
December 1, 1881 - December 12, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Israel H. Johnson seeking to have six students from the Quapaw Nation transferred to the Carlisle Indian School. Johnson notes that the students believed they were going to Carlisle and were as a result unhappy about being unable to learn a trade in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1882
December 1881

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1882 amounting to $10,160.60 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $4,640 for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1881
December 4, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $1,146.77  for areas covering pay of employees, hospital, and contingencies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Interpreters Among Arapaho Students
December 6, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notes that there are several Arapaho students who can serve as an interpreter for the Arapaho and Shoshone Indian party.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Susan Longstreth Writing in Support of Transferring Quapaw Students
December 12, 1881

Susan Longstreth writes to the Hiram Price, the Commissoner of Indian Affairs, in support of transfering six Quapaw Nation students from the Emlen Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Return Duke to His Home
December 13, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send Duke to his home at the Rosebud Agency at government expense due to his poor health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Room for Emlen Quapaw Students at Carlisle
December 15, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Indian School can accept the Emlen Institute students from the Quapaw Nation with no additional increase in school staff.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emlen Institute Support for Transferring Students to Carlisle
December 17, 1881

The Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Emlen Institute Israel H. Johnson, writes in support of transferring the six Quapaw Nation students from the Emlen Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Audit of the Financial Transactions of Richard Henry Pratt
August 23, 1904

This audit and report, which concerns the finances of the Carlisle Indian School as administered by Richard Henry Pratt, was prepred immediately following his retirement as superintendent of the school. The report focuses on the use of non-governmental funds - charitable donations to the school...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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