1884

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Forwards Board of Survey Proceedings Convened in February 1884
February 27, 1884 - March 7, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened on February 29, 1884 to dispose of worn out and otherwise unserviceable property and drop them from his property returns.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Lease Money for the Hocker Farm Early
February 27, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests the money for the Hocker Farm lease early in order to pay interest, taxes, and other expenses due on April 1, 1884. Pratt asks how to proceed to receive the funds in time.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1884
February 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $6,362.80 for support of school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Onondaga Children Home
March 3, 1884

J. L. Thomas writes regarding a request from the Onondaga Nation to have their children returned from the Carlisle Indian School. Thomas references the Onondaga Chief Daniel La Fort's visit to Washington where he secured a promise to have the children returned home but has had no word since.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Formally Transfer Title of School Property to Interior Department
March 5, 1884 - March 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the ownership of the property upon which the Carlisle Indian School is located. Pratt notes that the Department of the Interior has made significant improvements to the property and should have the title as approved under...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fifty Apache Students to be Transported to Carlisle
March 10, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Department of Indian Affairs that he has contracted to have fifty students from the Mescalero Band of the Apache Nation to be transported to the Carlisle Indian School. He queries the office as to where the funds to pay for the transport should be taken from.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Making Payment of Hocker Farm in April 1884
March 10, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his letter of February 27, 1884 regarding the Hocker Farm lease. Pratt notes that part of the $1000 now and the remainder to be used at the end of the month and asks how the payment should be made.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up Again on Disbursing Hocker Farm Money in April 1884
March 14, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs how to disburse the Hocker Farm money as he has not heard a reply to his letters of February 27, 1884 and March 10, 1884.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Students to Wills Eye Hospital
March 17, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to send students with impaired vision to the Wills' Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for treatment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Sought on the Use of the Osage Fund
March 18, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt seeks clarification on how to use the Osage Fund in such a way to avoid complications on the Carlisle Indian School's accounts. Pratt indicates its similarity to other funds as well as the Comptrollers instructions provides conflicting advice. Pratt ends by saying that he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notification of Pratt's Arrival at Carlisle and Group of Students from Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency
April 18, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Indian Affairs Office that he has arrived back at the Carlisle Indian School from his trip out West. Pratt also notes that he was not able to bring back a party of students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency due to the Agent being detained in a Court case...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1884
April 28, 1884

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1884 amounting to $9,820.00 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $5,435.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds in Statement Needed for Transportation of Apache Students
May 2, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a large sum of funds on hand related. Pratt indicates that the sum is for the transportation of 50 Apache students from the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency and is made out to the William H. H. Llewellyn,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Funds Related to Transportation of Apache Students
May 21, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt queries the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the sum he sent William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, for the transportation of 50 Apache students to Carlisle. Pratt requests that if the students are not coming then he should...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, June 2, 1884
June 2, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew discussing the Board of Trustees and the auditing of Pratt's account.  Pratt also mentions the potential visit of General George Crook.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request for Authority to Return 25 Students in 1884
June 5, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return 25 more students than he has already been given permission for by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Pratt indicates that this is a result of returning students who will come back in the Fall.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Three Students with Home Bound Party
June 4, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt writes regarding a promise made by Laban J. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent, that three students would be returned with the party of the Osage students being sent home. Pratt writes that this promise should be fulfilled and asks that Peliza who is at the Lincoln Institute be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, June 9, 1884
June 9, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding their upcoming trip to the west and the visit of Mr. Blaine to Carlisle to lay the cornerstone for Bosler Hall. This letter is part of a series of correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Proposal to Increase Number of Students at Carlisle
June 9, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to increase the number of pupils at the Carlisle Indian School for the upcoming school year. Pratt notes that he has corresponded with individuals from the Osage, Pueblo, and White Earth Agencies and they have noted they would like to increase the number of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Sending Apache Students to Carlisle
June 14, 1884

William H. H. Llewellyn, U.S. Indian Agent for the Mescalero and Jicarilla Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a delay in sending students to Carlisle due to the Texas and Pacific Railway being washed out in places.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, July 2, 1884
July 2, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding Agnew's nomination to an unnamed committee.  Pratt also discusses his ability to recruit more students thanks to the passing of the Indian Appropriations Bill.  This letter is part of a series of related...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request for Funds to Gather Students for the Carlisle Indian School
July 5, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests that $7000 be placed to his credit in order to gather the 150 students authorized by the Indian Affairs Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Three Students
July 5, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return three students whose terms have expired. Two of the students, Lena Carr and Harry Marmon, stayed behind because of instructions from Dr. Sheldon Jackson but whose parents have since been requested they return. Pratt has also kept Kise to manage...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Envelope for Bill for Board of Carlisle Students
July 7, 1884

S. R. Martin refers bill of A. Shetter for board of returned Carlisle students for $20. The original was forwarded to Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1884
July 9, 1884

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1884 amounting to $21,108.00 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $6,105.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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