1885

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No Tickets for Oneida Students to Travel to Carlisle
September 25, 1885

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Marianna Burgess has reported there are no tickets waiting for her and 20 Oneida students at De Pere, Wisconsin.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for 40 Pueblo Students for Travel to Carlisle
September 26, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation for forty be placed at Laguna for Pueblo students to travel to Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Inquiry Regarding Henry Kendall's Travel
September 30, 1885

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a receipt for a ticket for Henry Kendall travel to Washington D.C.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into No Approval for Sisseton Agency Transportation
October 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt inquires from the Bureau of Indian Affairs as to why his request for transportation for four students from the Sisseton Agency has not been granted.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Vocal Music Teacher as an Irregular Employee
October 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a vocal music teacher in addition to the irregular labor estimated on September 19, 1885.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Follow Up for Transportation for Four Sisseton Agency Students
October 16, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his letter from October 3, 1885 regarding transportation for four students from the Sisseton Agency to Carlisle. Pratt notes that due to a delay the Sisseton Agency did not receive the order placed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs until after Pratt had sent his letter.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Sin da ha-ha for Return of His Son
October 16, 1885

Charles H. Potter, U.S. Indian Agent for the Winnebago Agency, forwards a request from Sin da ha-ha to have his son returned from the Carlisle Indian School due to his age and living conditions. John Oberly denies the request.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for November 1885
October 19, 1885

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

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Letters/Correspondence
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Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Sisseton Agency, 1885
October 20, 1885

Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 3 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Sisseton Agency.

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Reports
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Crow Agency Informs Office of Ability to Send Students to Carlisle
October 26, 1885

H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he can send six or ten students to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for John Olmstead and Students
October 26, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation for John W. Olmstead and 20 students De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Request to Return Kent Black Bear to His Home
October 30, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Kent Black Bear be sent home due to poor health at the request of his father.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Fourth Quarter 1885
November 2, 1885

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1885 amounting to $7,530.71 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $6,055.00 for regular employee pay. 

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Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Regret Over Transfer of Osage Students to Martinsburg
November 3, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a newspaper clip to the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding four students who had been transferred to the Martinsburg Indian School. He notes that he regrets sending the students to Martinsburg and the students mentioned in the clipping were exemplary students while at Carlisle. He recommends transferring the…

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Bear Requests Return of Daughter from Carlisle
November 4, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the desire of Standing Bear to have his daughter returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides the circumstances surrounding the request including Standing Bear's long support of the school. However, he notes that the student does not desire to go home and he believes the office should commend…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Sac and Fox Agency, 1885
November 11-18, 1885

These materials include a cover letter, correspondence, and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 2 individuals recommended for admission at the Carlisle Indian School from the Sac and Fox Agency. Christina Moore was accepted, by Po-Po Stanley was rejected due to being overaged.

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Voucher Covering Travel Expenses to Recover Runaway Student
November 14, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher for travel expenses of a Carlisle Indian School employee in attempting to recover Henry Keoke. Pratt also provides a history of how Keoke came to the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Replies to Office Letter Regarding Hocker Farm Rent in 1885
November 16, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the lease of the Hocker Farm. Pratt notes that he believed the lease which was renewed in 1884 was for five years and was confirmed in this belief when the funds for the second quarter were granted without question and have already been paid.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for December 1885
November 19, 1885

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

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Assistant Disciplinarian
November 25, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to cover the expenses of an Assistant Disciplinarian in charge of large boys for the months of November and December which was omitted from the Irregular Employees report.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, December 1885
December 7, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists a new employee (George W. Kemp). The report includes personal information about those being hired. An explanatory cover letter is included.

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Travel Expenses in Return of Runaway Student
December 8, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a travel voucher for the return of Henry Keoke who was resting in Saxton, Pennsylvania when caught by a Carlisle Indian School employee.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Oneida Sachems and Councilors Request Return of Students from Carlisle
December 11, 1885 - January 15, 1886

Oneida Sachems and Councilors request the return of various students currently at Carlisle due to lack of full consideration. Richard Henry Pratt notes that the request should be rejected as there is little discontent among the students aside from routine and some work requirements. He states that some parents requested additional children to…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Levi Elm
December 15, 1885 - December 17, 1885

Lewis Elm requests the return of his son, Levi Elm, from the Carlisle Indian School as he claims Levi is at Carlisle against both of their wishes. Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Bureau that Levi Elm arrived at the school on a five year term and despite a rough early start has now become accustomed to the school life. In addition, he…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Travel Expenses in Return of Runaway Students
December 15, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher for travel expenses incurred while returning Dana Long Wolf and Charles Redmore. Pratt includes the context of what led Redmore and Long Wolf to run away from the school and the discipline meted out to Redmore. He ends by proposing the Government develop a reformatory where students can be sent to prevent…

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Letters/Correspondence
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