1884

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Ticket for Miles to Visit the Carlisle Indian School
September 23, 1884

Alfred John Standing informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has provided a ticket for Miles, a Hampton Institute student, to visit the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Fourth Quarter 1884
October 3, 1884

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1884 amounting to $14,921.50 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $6,105.00 for regular employee pay and includes a lengthy letter asking for $6,000.00 to purchase lumber for dining room building.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Funds to be Sent for Dining Room
October 7, 1884 - October 10, 1884

Correspondence regarding a request of Richard Henry Pratt to have funds for building a new dining room to be sent to him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Two Strike and Cook to Visit Carlisle Indian School
October 23, 1884

James G. Wright, U.S. Indian Agent for the Rosebud Agency, requests instructions for allowing Cook and Two Strike to visit their children at the Genoa and Carlisle Indian Schools. Both propose to pay their way and a note attached to the letter indicates there is no objection as long as Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Bring in Additional 60 Students
October 29, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring in an additional 60 students from various agencies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Allow Four Chiefs and Their Wives to Visit Carlisle
November 4, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to allow two Arapaho Chiefs, Powder Face and Left Hand, as well as their wives to visit the Carlisle Indian School in the hopes of making it easier to allow families to send girls to the school by having women visit. In addition, Pratt proposes allowing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Adoptions of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather
November 22, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to two families to adopt Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation. Pratt indicates that Kisetta be adopted by Mr. Paxon a farmer who she has been living with on outing and Jack by Miss Mather, a former St. Augustine assistant.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Update on Stationary
November 28, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt asks if anything has been done about his previous letter about school stationery.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Calls Attention to Letter Regarding Adoptions of Jack and Kisetta
December 8, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt calls to the attention of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs his previous letter proposing the adoptions of Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation, to Mr. Paxon a farmer in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania and Miss Mather, one of his former assistants at St. Augustine...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1885
December 9, 1884

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1885 amounting to $7,872.50 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
Inquiry into Potential Change in Yearly Vacation Policy
December 11, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt inquires if an Office of Indian Affairs letter is meant to deny the Carlisle Indian School its yearly vacation during the Summer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 13, 1884
December 13, 1884

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding his order of a coat and shoes from the school.  Pratt also commends Agnew for taking in a blind Osage child.  This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tag.  ...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Louis Bordeaux Requests Daughters be Transferred Out of Carlisle
December 22, 1884

Louis Bourdeaux requests that his daughters Josephine and Martha be transferred from the Carlisle Indian School to Avoca. Bourdeaux writes that due to the outing program his daughters have rarely been at Carlisle and have instead been servants in various homes throughout Pennsylvania and so has...

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
Correspondence File, 1918-1966
November 29, 1918 - April 19, 1966

This material is a collection of correspondence received by the Office of Indian Affairs between 1918 and 1966, all related to the Carlisle Indian School. As the Carlisle Indian School closed in 1918, the majority of these letters are either requesting information about the school and its...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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