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…
Cover letter documenting return of the original and duplicate weighers return for three dozen hand grenades at the Carlisle Indian School.
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.
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.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the bids received for transporting students from the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Richard Henry Pratt recommends that the school at the Southern Ute Agency be made into a boarding school rather than a day school.
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.
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.
These materials include a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 13 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency.
Alfred John Standing requests authority to arrange transportation for two students to Caldwell, Kansas, due to illness.
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.
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,…
Richard Henry Pratt requests to have transportation for fifty Pueblo students from the Santa Fe, Laguna, and Albuquerque agencies.
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.
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.