1886

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Request to Return Charles Martin to His Home
March 4, 1886 - March 16, 1886

Henry Martin writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs to have his son Charles Martin sent home from the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt responds that Charles Martin came to the school in 1884 on a five year term and is doing well and expresses no desire to return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Letter Envelopes
March 12, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt asks for 6,000 more letter envelopes for students to correspond with parents and friends. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Letter Regarding Henry Martin
March 12, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Henry Martin. Pratt notes that the letter from Martin was not enclosed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1886
March 16, 1886

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1886 amounting to $9,936.51 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $6,435.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuel Romero Enrolled at School in Philadelphia
March 18, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he has placed Manuel Romero as a pupil of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pratt indicates that he will keep Romero on his books as an outing student who will be visited...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for April 1886
March 19, 1886

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for April 1886. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Gerardus C. King, March 19, 1886
March 19, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Gerardus C. King, Counsellor at Law, thanking him for a donation of $5000 to the school.  Pratt discusses how the gift will be used to defray the costs of a debt on the school farm, and to fund a chapel.  Transcript included.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Wrap for List of Pupils at the Carlisle Indian School
March 24, 1886

Envelope wrap for a list of pupils at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, March 27, 1886
March 27, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding Pratt's recent ousting from a Congressional bill on Indian education, and Pratt's political battles with Superintendent of Schools John Oberly at the Mohonk Conference.  Pratt also includes brief instructions on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
L. J. Miles Requests Permission to Bring Home Osage Students
March 30, 1886

L. J. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent for the Osage Agency, requests permission to return with a number of Osage students at the Carlisle Indian School due to requests from their parents.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lewis Elm Requests Return of Son from the Carlisle Indian School
April 2, 1886

Lewis Elm requests the return of his son Levi Elm, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, to his home. Elm states that his son does not wish to remain at Carlisle any longer and is suffering as a result. He notes that Levi can work on the farm with him and that he will pay travel expenses if...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Fremont Leaving for Washington D.C.
April 3, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Alice Fremont is leaving for Washington D.C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to Return Home
April 6-20, 1886

Requests by Eli Sheridan and Theodore McCauley to go home in order to aid their fathers. Richard Henry Pratt in returning the requests to the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommends denying the requests on grounds that he had recently lectured both students and believed the requests to have resulted...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority Sought to Cover Expense in Returning Joseph Roubidoux
April 7, 1886

Authority sought by Richard Henry Pratt to cover expenses in returning Joseph Roubidoux to his home due to his mother's failing health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Death of Jose Kowseah
April 13, 1886

Report made by Richard Henry Pratt of the death of Jose Kowseah while returning from an outing in Rupert, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return De Bett Cheyenne Chief and Kise Williams
April 15, 1886 - April 18, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt recommends returning De Bett Cheyenne Chief to his home based on a letter from the U.S. Indian Agent at the Cheyenne Agency. Due to Cheyenne Chief's health Pratt recommends sending Kise Williams with him while also noting that Williams is the best harness maker the school has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request for Information by the Office of Indian Affairs
April 20, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt supplies the information requested by the Office of Indian Affairs including the fact the Carlisle Indian School can enroll 550 students for the next fiscal year including 425 students at the school and 125 on outing. Also included is the list of industries taught to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for May 1886
April 23, 1886

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for May 1886. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Hampton Institute and the Carlisle Indian School
April 28, 1886 - January 11, 1888

T. S. Childs makes a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on Carlisle Indian School and the Indian Training School at the Hampton Institute. Childs report was prompted by complaints made against the Hampton Institute related to the health and discipline of students. Childs report focuses...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Modification of Contracts for Supplies for the Carlisle Indian School
May 4, 1886

Acting Secretary of the Interior H. L. Muldrew returns a letter from Richard Henry Pratt regarding exceptions of the Second Auditor taken regarding settlement of accounts for various contractors. The contracts were modified to reflect that payment was made by Pratt and not the Office of Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Joseph Hamilton
May 7, 1886

Charles Potter, U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, requests on behalf of Sin-de-ha-ha or William Hamilton that his son Joseph Hamilton be returned from the Carlisle Indian School. Potter cites Sin-de-ha-ha's poor health as a reason for requesting the return of his son.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, May 8, 1886
May 8, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew suggesting that Agnew stops in Carlisle to say goodbye before travelling.  Pratt also mentions discussions between Miss Hyde of Carlisle and a Mr. Charles Pratt of the Astral Oil Works, Brooklyn, New York, regarding the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, May 17, 1886
May 17, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew saying that he received Congressional funding for the purchase of a farm adjacent to the school, as well as for the construction of a chapel, stable, and two new school wings.  This letter is part of a series of related...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Irregular Employees Required for June 1886
May 21, 1886

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for June 1886. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return William Butcher to His Home
May 22, 1886

David Butcher requests the return of his son William Butcher from the Carlisle Indian School due to ill health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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