J. M. Haworth reports that arrangements might be made to allow for the San Carlos students to be sent with the Fort Union students to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs authority to send Cora Eyre to the Navajo Agency to work as a laundress at the agency school.
Richard Henry Pratt objects to U.S. Indian Agent Wilcox spending his appropriation unless he can do so more economically.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request for the return of Onondaga children currently enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides context to the request for the return of the children and determines that it might be best to return the students at their parents expense.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs five copies for the lease of the Hocker Farm signed by members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. Pratt notes that Board was authorized to act in all matters pertaining to the Trust and that one of the members believes that they have full authority.…
Richard Henry Pratt provides further discussion related to his telegraph objecting to U.S. Indian Agent Wilcox spending his appropriation money in transporting students from the Apache Nation to Carlisle. Pratt indicates that he had negotiated with the General Passenger and Ticket Agent to spend the same amount on transportation as he does for…
Richard Henry Pratt requests that funds expended from the Carlisle Indian School appropriation to send three students to take positions in the Indian Service at the Navajo Agency be refunded from another fund.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1884 amounting to $14,401.00 for support of the school and estimate of supplies ammounting to $1,196. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $5,510.00 for regular employee pay.
Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Dr. Cornelius Rea Agnew with an update on the school and the rising number of students. He also writes about his desire to find benefactors interested in creating a new Indian industrial school to accommodate more students.
Richard Henry Pratt requests a position to be placed in charge of the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has been hesitant to fill this position in order to save money but the increase in outings has now meant the position is now unable to be filled by other staff.
Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew thanking him for his "practical interest" in the school in regards to the arrival of two calves for the school farm. Pratt also mentions the illness of over sixty students to "a thorough seige of the mumps."
J. M. Haworth, Interpreter, follows up on his telegram asking about sending the children of the prisoners of Fort Union, New Mexico to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter he has received from the Superintendent of the Genoa School to transfer five students to Genoa when the school opens in February 1884. Pratt states that while he is willing to send the students he does not believe the transportation costs should come out of his…
White Eagle requests that Richard Henry Pratt request from Washington D.C. a spring wagon and harness from the Carlisle Indian School. White Eagle also discusses sending more children from the Ponca Agency and returning his son Frank Eagle back to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs and…
Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Lincoln Institute has appealed to him to help them fill their quota of students. As a result he proposes to transfer 26 girls including the small girls at Carlisle and four or five large girls who would be better served in a single sex school.
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, as well as income earned through athletics and…