1886

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Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Temporary Help Over the 1886 Summer
July 14, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Renew Hocker Farm Lease for Fiscal Year 1887
July 15, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Suggestion for Returning Nez Perce Students to Their Homes
July 17, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for August 1886
July 20, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for Harriet Mary to Her Home
July 26, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office that He Filled Last Remaining Teaching Vacancy
July 27, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt informs A. B. Upshaw that he has already filled the last remaining teaching vacancy at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Second Comptroller Requests Hocker Farm Lease be Filed at Office
July 29, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discussion of Nez Perce Students at Carlisle
July 30, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Wasu Ricker at the Carlisle Indian School
July 30, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report, 1886
July 31, 1886

School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report for the 1886 Fiscal Year.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Names for Appointment to the Omaha and Winnebago Industrial School
August 4, 1886 - August 5, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Travel Expenses to Recover Three Runaway Students
August 4, 1886

Voucher to cover expenses in the return of three run away students located and arrested in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Transportation for Wasu Ricker
August 6, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the transportation for Wasu Ricker from Mandan, North Dakota to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Comptroller Transmits Contract for Hocker Farm to the Office of Indian Affairs
August 7, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, August 9, 1886
August 9, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Proposed Trip for Student Recruitment in the Summer of 1886
August 10, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Forward Transportation to Mitchell Dakota Station
August 10, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Tom Torlino to His Home
August 10, 1886

Request to send Tom Torlino to his home in order to serve as an example of the benefits of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George W. Harris Will Pick Up Harriet Mary on Route to Nez Perce Agency
August 18, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Protests Appointment of Nellie Londrosh as Assistant Teacher
August 18, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation of Harriet Mary Elder to Agency
August 19, 1886

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Authority and Instructions Sought for Pratt's Trip West in 1886
August 20, 1886

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.

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

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Onondaga Students at Carlisle in 1886
August 23, 1886 - October 11, 1886

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Asks About Restrictions for Sending Students to Carlisle
August 25, 1886

The U.S. Indian Agent for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency asks if there are restrictions for sending students to the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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