Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to keep Miss Hyde on the regular employee roll to continue in her role while alterations are made to the girls quarters. In addition, Pratt requests authority to pay for an irregular employee to visit outing pupils and to hire an additional clerk.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to renew the lease on the Hocker Farm. Pratt provides the justification for the lease by claiming that the lease goes to support the charity fund which in turn is used to rent additional farmland including the Henderson and Sanno Farms. Pratt ends by...
Charles E. Montieth, Farmer in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, recommends that two or three Nez Perce students currently at the Carlisle Indian School whose terms of enrollment are about to expire travel with Montieth's replacement from the East.
Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for August 1886. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the transportation of Harriet Mary, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, whose term of enrollment has expired and whose mother is requesting her return home. Pratt notes that the Nez Perce Agent Charles E. Montieth recommends the new Agent for the...
Richard Henry Pratt informs A. B. Upshaw that he has already filled the last remaining teaching vacancy at the Carlisle Indian School.
Isaac H. Maynard, Second Comptroller, requests written evidence of the renewal of the lease of the Hocker Farm for the benefit of the Carlisle Indian School be filed with his office.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Nez Perce students at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that four students came to Carlisle in 1880 and two in 1883. Of those students who came in 1880 the boys are orphans and are desirous of staying at...
Richard Henry Pratt writes regarding a request from Lieutenant Heistand of the 11 Infantry of an orphaned Sioux girl who his family taken in. Because of his posting on a military base he has been unable to enroll the girl in a school and so requests for her to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian...
School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report for the 1886 Fiscal Year.
Charles H. Potter, the U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, forwards a list of names for appointment to the Industrial Boarding School at the Winnebago Agency.
Voucher to cover expenses in the return of three run away students located and arrested in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the transportation for Wasu Ricker from Mandan, North Dakota to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Isaac H. Maynard replies to the request of John D. C. Atkins transmits a contract between James Andrew McCauley, Robert M. Henderson, and Richard Henry Pratt for the lease of the Hocker Farm.
Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew about the search to "find a mother for the girls." This letter is part of a series of related correspondence which can be found using the People tags. Transcript included.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to recruit students with his oldest daughter as an assistant for recruiting girls from the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, the Kiowa and Comanche and the Quapaw Agency, the Pueblo Agency, the Navajo Agency, and the Pine Ridge Agency. He further requests...
Richard Henry Pratt requests that transportation from Mitchell, Dakota to Carlisle, Pennsylvania be forwarded to the Agent at Mitchell Station. Pratt further requests to be notified so that he make necessary arrangements for the girls expenses enroute.
Request to send Tom Torlino to his home in order to serve as an example of the benefits of the Carlisle Indian School.
George W. Norris, the newly appointed U.S. Indian Agent for the Nez Perce Agency, replies to an Office of the Indian Affairs letter that he will travel to the Nez Perce Agency via Carlisle, Pennsylvania in order to pick up Harriet Mary to return her to her home.
Richard Henry Pratt protests the appointment by Charles H. Potter, U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, of Nellie Londrosh as Assistant Teacher in the Winnebago Industrial Boarding School. Pratt notes that while Londrosh is an excellent student she was about to receive special...
Richard Henry Pratt writes that it will be difficult to send Harriet Mary Elder (here Harriet Mary Boston) to the Agency he will see gets to the Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt requests full authority and instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs to travel West and recruit new students as soon as possible.
Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for September 1886. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.
Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Onondaga students at the Carlisle Indian School between John A. Bowman, Alfred John Standing, Bishop Huntingdon, and Richard Henry Pratt. Pratt concludes the correspondence by forwarding everything to the Office of Indian Affairs requesting that they...
The U.S. Indian Agent for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency asks if there are restrictions for sending students to the Carlisle Indian School.