1887

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Monthly Report of Commanding Office in Charge of Fort Pickens and Barrancas
April 25, 1887

Monthly report of Lieutenant Loomis L. Langdon on the prisoners under his charge at Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas. Langdon writes that the health of the prisoners is good and they are involved in various work projects including digging wells as well as scraping, painting, and piling shot and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Jose or Go-so at Carlisle
April 25, 1887

Loomis L. Langdon, Commander of the Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas, provides his monthly report of the Indian prisoners he is in charge of at the Fort. In his report he includes a request to have Jose or Go-so be enrolled at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Green Bay Agency, 1887
April 27-30, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding the discharge of sisters Esther and Louisa Metoxen from the Carlisle Indian School and their transfer to their home in the Green Bay Agency of Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Final Report of Prisoners Held at Fort Marion
April 27, 1887

Final report of the prisoners held at Fort Marion including an account of births, deaths, and transfers to the Carlisle Indian School, Fort Pickens, and Mount Vernon Barracks.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Seeking Update to Transportation for George Thomas to Fort Stevenson
April 27, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from George W. Scott, the Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson School, regarding sending George Thomas to take over the Harness Shop. Pratt notes that he has had no reply from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Arrives Back at Carlisle with 62 Students from Fort Marion
April 30, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the John D. C. Atkins, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, that he has arrived back at Carlisle with 62 members of the Chiricahua band from Fort Marion. He ends by noting that he hopes the Atkins will now visit the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Sell 50 Uniforms to Sitka Mission School
May 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to produce 50 uniforms for the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions in Sitka, Alaska.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Maggie Worrington
May 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that M. B. Cochran has requested Maggie Worrington be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that transportation for Worrington be placed with Cochran to allow Worrington to travel to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Disallowances Made By Treasury Department in Account Settlements
May 5, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a statement from the Second Auditor of the Treasury in settlement of his accounts from the fourth quarter of 1884 to and including the fourth quarter of 1885. Pratt goes through a list of transportation costs that were disallowed due to a portion of the road being...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hampton Will Not Enroll 8 Chiricahua Students
May 5, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Secretary of the Interior that Samuel C. Armstrong, Superintendent of the Hampton Institute, has declined to enroll four married Chiricahua students from Fort Marion. Pratt writes that the students will be taken care of at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Frank Yates Home
May 9, 1887

Request from Richard Henry Pratt to return Frank Yates to Arkansas City with Chief Bayhylle due to poor health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Louis Bayhylle
May 9, 1887

Request from Richard Henry Pratt to return Louis Bayhylle with his father Baptiste Bayhylle to Arkansas City via the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Pawnee Agency, 1887
May 10-11, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding two individuals discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to the Pawnee Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for Go-So to Carlisle
May 14, 1887

Request for transportation to placed with the Officer in Charge of Fort Barrancas for Go-So or Jose from Pensacola, Florida to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transportation be Provided for Maggie Worrington
May 17, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests that transportation be arranged for Maggie Worrington.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Additional Explanatory Letter for Descriptive Statement of Students for March 1887
May 18, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides an explanatory letter for the descriptive list of pupils forwarded to sent to Arkansas City in March 1887.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for June 1887
May 20, 1887

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for June 1887. 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
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Raymond B. Stewart
May 26, 1887

Grey Eagle Tail writes to the Office of Indian Affairs requesting the return of his brother Raymond B. Stewart from the Carlisle Indian School. Grey Eagle Tail informs the Office Stewart wants to come home and Grey Eagle Tail wants him home as well.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Gettysburg Junction be Starting Point
May 27, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests that when transportation is furnished for students returning home have Gettysburg Junction be made the starting point rather than Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Response to Maggie Worrington at Carlisle
May 30, 1887

Thomas Jennings, U.S. Indian Agent for the Green Bay Agency, reports on a proposal for sending Maggie Worrington to the Carlisle Indian School. Jennings indicates that Worrington is quite advanced in her trade of general work and seamstress and is likely too old to begin training as a teacher....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther Miller Objects to Half-Aunt's Appointment as Guardian
May 31, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt endorses and forwards a letter from Esther S. Miller regarding the appointment of Miller's half-aunt as her guardian. Miller objects to the appointment and wishes her cousin to be chosen instead.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peter J. Powlas Requests Return Home
June 1, 1887

Peter J. Powlas requests from the Office of Indian Affairs for transportation to his home near Green Bay City, Wisconsin. Powlas writes that his father's age makes him unable to properly maintain the farm.

In forwarding the letter, Richard Henry Pratt, notes that he is unhappy to see...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Finances for Returning Students to Their Homes
June 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt details finances to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding returning students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Raymond B. Stewart Request to Return Home
June 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing information on the enrollment status of Raymond B. Stewart and his current education level.

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

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