1886

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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
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, August 1886
August 27, 1886

Captain Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (James H. Richards, Flora F. Lowe, Bessie Patterson, Mary E. Campbell), those who have left the school (Lydia E. Dittes), and those who have changed positions (Kate Irvine, Ella L. Patterson). These reports include personal...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Seeks Answer to Request for Transportation for Tom Torlino
August 27, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt seeks an answer to his request for transportation for Tom Torlino to travel back to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, August 1886
September 6, 1886

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in August 1886. Pratt distinguishes between the white employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Voucher Covering Expenses in Returning Run Away Student in September 1886
September 6, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt submits voucher for the recovery of a run away student who was on outing in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wrap for Request by Walking Noise for Return of Howard Frost
September 6, 1886

Wrap for a letter from Walking Noise requesting the return of his son Howard Frost from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Assistance in Constructing School on Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency
September 9, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests assistance for Rev. S. S. Harry in constructing a school building for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency. In doing so he would have the children of the Agency in school for the winter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt's Views Towards Filling Teaching Positions with Graduates
September 13, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt provides his views on having graduates from the Carlisle Indian School and other Industrial Training Schools fill agency instructor positions. Pratt notes that he does not believe this a good system due to the lack of training among Indian Apprentices in their trades which...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for 39 to Carlisle from Caldwell, Kansas
September 14, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation to Carlisle, Pennsylvania for 39 to be placed at Caldwell, Kansas for September 18, 1886.

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

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for October 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 of Irregular Employees, September 1886
October 1, 1886

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in September 1886. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Transportation for Sioux Student from Mitchell, Dakota
October 4, 1886

Follow up letter regarding request for transportation for a member of the Sioux Nation to travel to the Carlisle Indian School from Mitchell, Dakota. Richard Henry Pratt indicates that there appears to be some mix up in the transportation order and requests an investigation into the matter to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, October 12, 1886
October 12, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew informing him that the school had gained new students, raising enrollment higher than it had been before.  He also mentions the need for more money to improve school buildings. This letter is part of a series of related...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Response to Secretary of the Interior Regarding Fort Marion Students
October 14, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Secretary of the Interior Lucius Q. C. Lamar regarding sending children and young adults at Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides details on the number of students that can be accommodated at Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return of Three Students due to Poor Health
October 15, 1886

Request by Richard Henry Pratt for the return of Noah Little Eagle (here Noel Little Eagle), Laura Good Nation, and Wamy Oso due to consumption.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Laura Good Nation
October 15, 1886

Robert Muggins requests the return of his sister, Laura Good Nation, from the Carlisle Indian School due to her poor health resulting from consumption. Muggins states that his people often die from consumption while remaining relatively well until the end. For that reason he requests her return...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up to Request for Enrolling Onondaga Students
October 16, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt refers to earlier letter and asks if he can send a favorable reply to Bishop Huntington Agent for enrolling Onondaga children at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for November 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 Cornelius R. Agnew, October 21, 1886
October 21, 1886

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew regarding attempts to get a Mr. Moody to visit Carlisle.  Pratt also mentions that 75 or more Florida Apache prisoner children are expected to arrive at the school soon, and that the school was recently inspected by a Mrs....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Voucher Covering Travel Expenses of Visiting Agent
October 25, 1886

Submission of voucher for expenses by Richard Henry Pratt related to visit from C. M. Clark, Special Agent for the Department, who was instructed to learn the Carlisle Indian School outing system.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Department of War Issues Orders to Transfer Fort Marion Students to Carlisle
October 26, 1886 - October 27, 1886

Secretary of War William Endicott informs the Office of Indian Affairs of orders issued to send individuals between the ages of 12 and 22 at Fort Marion to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Fourth Quarter 1886
October 27, 1886

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1886 amounting to $11,389.32 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $6,667.50 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1886
October 27, 1886

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 1886 amounting to $494.55 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....

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sally Hambleton Resigns as Teacher
October 29, 1886

Sally Hambleton acknowledges receipt of an appointment as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School and informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she is resigning the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils for Chiricahua Apache Prisoners-of-War, 1886
November 1-9, 1886

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 37 Chiricahua Apache prisoners-of-war transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida, where a larger group of Geronimo's band remained imprisoned. The 37 individuals...

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

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