1885

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Return of Osage Students being Sent to Juniata College
July 30, 1885 - August 7, 1885

L. J. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent for the Osage Agency inquires about returning Osage students who were set to be transferred to Juniata College and replaced with full blood students. Miles indicates that it would be possible to pay for the expense out of the Osage Fund. Richard Henry Pratt endorses this view but notes that the matter is currently…

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Cover Letter for Weighers Return of 3 Dozen Hand Grenades
July 31, 1885

Cover letter documenting return of the original and duplicate weighers return for three dozen hand grenades at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Arrangements for Receiving Osage Students at Martinsburg
August 3, 1885

P. H. Bridenbaugh notes that the arrangements have been made for receiving Osage students being transferred from the Carlisle Indian School. He notes that in calculating the distance it is important to add an additional 22 miles on the Hollidaysburg Branch Road.

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No Proposals Received for Transporting Students to Carlisle
August 6, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt refers to a letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs in regards to bids for transportation students to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return Minnie and Carrie Kennedy
August 11, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the father of Minnie and Carrie Kennedy has sent money for their return. Pratt writes that be believes it best to return the two students and therefore there will be two less students to transfer to Martinsburg.

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Pratt Provides Bids for Transporting Students from Rosebud and Pine Ridge
August 12, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt provides the bids received for transporting students from the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies.

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Pratt Requests Transportation be Placed for Quapaw Agent Students
August 14, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Quapaw Agency Agent has eight girls and two boys who would like to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that the arrangements be made for their transportation.

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Pratt Requests Transportation be Provided for Recruited Students in Nebraska
August 14, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Dr. Obadiah G. Given be given transportation for himself and 60 students at Rushville, Nebraska and 20 students at Valentine, Nebraska.

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Estimate of Supplies, August 1885
August 15, 1885

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the fiscal year 1885 amounting to $456.97 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school.

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Pratt Responds to Inquiry Regarding Charity Funds
August 17, 1885 - August 18, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an inquiry by A. B. Upshaw, Acting Commissioner, regarding the charity fund by referring to previous annual reports as well as furnishing a copy of the deed of trust for the Hocker farm.

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Request for Transportation for Four Sisseton Students to Carlisle
August 18, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Sisseton Agent has three or four students who would like to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that transportation be arranged for them.

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Osage Students Sent to Martinsburg
August 21, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Bureau of Indian Affairs that the Osage students were sent with P. H. Bridenbaugh to Martinsburg, Pennsylvania except for Carrie and Minnie Kennedy who were returned to their home.

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Quapaw Agency Complying with Bureau Regulations in Selection of Students
August 25, 1885

W. M. Ridpath, U.S. Indian Agent for the Quapaw Agency, writes that he will comply with Bureau of Indian Affairs requirements in selecting children for enrollment to Carlisle.

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Irregular Employees Required for September 1885
August 28, 1885

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for September 1885. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Update of Osage Students Transferred to Martinsburg
August 31, 1885

P. H. Bridenbaugh, Superintendent of the Martinsburg Indian Training School, writes regarding the transfer of the Osage students from Carlisle. Bridenbaugh writes that he is not in complete agreement with Richard Henry Pratt regarding the disposition of certain students and that he would not mind being inspected by the Bureau but believes Pratt…

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Pratt Recommends Southern Ute Agency be Made Into a Boarding School
September 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt recommends that the school at the Southern Ute Agency be made into a boarding school rather than a day school.

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Standing Informs Office Quapaw Students Ready to Travel to Carlisle
September 5, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the ten Quapaw Agency students are ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that there was a delay due to waiting for students from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

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Quapaw Agent Informs Office Delegation Ready to Travel
September 8, 1885

The Quapaw Agency Agent informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his delegation is ready to travel to the Carlisle Indian School but has not received transportation orders.

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Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, 1885
September 9, 1885

These materials include a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 13 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency.

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Standing Requests Authority to Arrange Transportation for Two Students to Kansas
September 14, 1885

Alfred John Standing requests authority to arrange transportation for two students to Caldwell, Kansas, due to illness.

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Irregular Employees Required for October 1885
September 19, 1885

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for October 1885. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Transportation for Oneida Students to be Enrolled at Carlisle
September 21, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he has received word from the Green Bay Agency of a number of Oneida students who desire to enroll at Carlisle. As a result he has sent Marrianna Burgess to select 20 students to bring back to Carlisle and requests transportation for that number to be made available at Oneida,…

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Pratt Requests Transportation for Pueblo Students
September 22, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests to have transportation for fifty Pueblo students from the Santa Fe, Laguna, and Albuquerque agencies.

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Standing Refers Office to Earlier Letter Regarding Students Waiting for Tickets
September 23, 1885

Alfred John Standing refers Office of Indian Affairs to an earlier letter regarding students at the Sisseton Agency for transportation to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Hair Informs Office Oneida Students Ready to Travel to Carlisle
September 25, 1885

R. S. Hair informs the Office of Indian Affairs that 20 Oneida students are ready to go from Oneida to Carlisle but cannot all go from De Pere or Green Bay to Chicago.

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