1883

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Authority Sought for Cora Eyre to Work at Navajo Agency
November 28, 1883

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Objects to Agent Spending His Appropriation
December 1, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt objects to U.S. Indian Agent Wilcox spending his appropriation unless he can do so more economically.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Onondaga Nation Students
December 1, 1883 - February 7, 1884

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Lease of the Hocker Farm
December 5, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Further Objects to Apache Indian Agent Spending His Appropriation
December 6, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Funds to Send Students to Indian Service Positions be Refunded
December 8, 1883

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Regular Employee Pay, and Estimate of Supplies, First Quarter 1884
December 11, 1883

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.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 11, 1883
December 11, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor 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. This letter is part of a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request for Employee in Charge of the Outing Program
December 11, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 22, 1883
December 22, 1883

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." This letter is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Inquiry into Enrolling Fort Union Children at Carlisle
December 25, 1883

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Five Students to the Genoa School
December 26, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Eagle Requests a Wagon and Harness from Carlisle
December 27, 1883

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Transfer of Small Girls to the Lincoln Institute
December 28, 1883

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.

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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