1887

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Pratt Seeks Instructions in the Case of Benjamin M. Thomas
June 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests instructions in the case of Benjamin M. Thomas who desires to remain at Carlisle to learn the printing trade. However, the Governor of the Pueblo village where his father is from has requested his return on his father's behalf. Thomas has said he has written his...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Carlisle Students Transferring to Baltimore Clergy House
June 7, 1887 - June 16, 1887

Correspondence regarding the request of Rev. Colbranth B. Perry to educate students currently enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School at the Mount Calvary Clergy House in Baltimore, Maryland.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupil Discharged to Various Agencies
June 14, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry by sending a descriptive list of students returned to their homes for 1887.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Include Carlisle Student's in Constitutional Centennial Parade
June 15, 1887 - August 20, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt addresses the Office of Indian Affairs regarding discussions he has had with A. Loudon Snowden, the Marshall in charge of the Centennial Celebration of the Constitution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, regarding having students from the Carlisle Indian School in the parade as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Difference between Annual Estimate of School Supplies and Requisitions for Stationary
June 16, 1887

Captain Richard H. Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the Annual Estimate of School Supplies covers regular school room work only, whereas the Requisition for Stationary covers stationery for office. He needs both. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agency Responds to Esther Miller Guardianship Dispute
June 20, 1887

J. V. Summers, U.S. Indian Agent for the Quapaw Agency, responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the guardianship of Esther Miller. Summers states that Susan Benjamin was appointed Miller's guardian by the general council of the Western Miami Tribe of Indians. Benjamin declined...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Multiple Agencies, 1887
June 27-28, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding three students discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes at the Green Bay, Rosebud, and Pine Ridge Agencies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Extend Hocker Farm Lease
June 29, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt proposes extending the lease the school has with the Hocker farm at $600 per annum and encloses the agreement for the indorsement of the Office of Indian Affairs while requesting it be returned.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Agent's Letter Regarding Guardianship of Esther Miller
June 29, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt returns the letter of J. V. Summers regarding the guardianship of Esther Miller and notes that Miller has read both the Office of Indian Affairs letter and Summers letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Esther Miller Questions Need for Guardian
July 1, 1887

Esther E. Miller questions the need for a guardian to appointed as she will soon be 18 years old. Miller notes that if a guardian must be appointed why Mary Richardville cannot be appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Send George Thomas to Fort Stevenson School
July 1, 1887 - July 11, 1887

George W. Scott, Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson School, asks if Richard Henry Pratt will be able to send George Thomas to take over the harness shop at the school. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs refers to a previous letter he has written that he has not...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Recruit Students for 1887-1888 School Year
July 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Indian School can have 650 to 675 students for the upcoming fiscal year on its Congressional appropriation compared to its current enrollment of 531. As a result Pratt notes that this would require bringing in 125 and 150 students many of whom could be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Revised Lease of the Hocker Farm for 1888 Fiscal Year
July 7, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the agreement between the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Carlisle Indian School Charity Fund to reduce the rent of the Hocker Farm from $1000 to $600. Pratt notes that the agreement covers the period from July 1,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Service Needed at Carlisle in August 1887
July 10, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the irregular employee services that will be required at the Carlisle Indian School for August 1887.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Comptroller Transmits Contract for Hocker Farm to the Office of Indian Affairs in 1887
July 14, 1887

Sigourney Butler, Comptroller, forwards the original contract between James Andrew McCauley, Robert M. Henderson, and Richard Henry Pratt for the lease of the Hocker Farm by the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1887
July 14, 1887

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1887 amounting to $11,634.45 for support of the school and for the transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,347.50 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Reports on State of Indian School Education to Interior Secretary
July 16, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Secretary of the Interior, with information about two Nez Perce students, Luke Phillips and Samuel Johns, who became ill during their second term of enrollment. Pratt notes that he believes in many cases it is better to retain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Garfield Yellowrobe Requests Permission to Visit His Parents
July 18, 1887

Garfield W. Yellowrobe requests from the President of the United States permission to visit his parents in Dakota Territory. Yellowrobe states that he would also like to return to Carlisle for an additional six years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Garfield Yellowrobe's Request to Visit Home
July 18, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Garfield W. Yellowrobe to visit his home. Pratt notes that Yellowrobe is due to return to his home in a year and therefore believes visiting his home this year is unnecessary.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Storm Damage to the Carlisle Indian School and Cost of Rebuilding
July 18, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of damage to the Carlisle Indian School caused by a cyclone with large hail. Pratt lists the damage including 300 broken windows and half of the small boys quarter's roof being torn off. He notes that with the exception of the small boys...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Detailed Report on Storm Damage at the Carlisle Indian School
July 21, 1887

Detailed report on the damage caused by a small cyclone and hail to the buildings of the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt notes that most of the buildings were damaged but can be repaired with labor and materials on hand. He notes that the small boys building would need additional...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Obtain Students from the Blackfeet, Navajo, and Ute Agencies
July 22, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding bringing children from the Blackfeet, Navajo, and Ute Agencies to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has instructed his agents sent to the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, and Omaha Agencies not to obtain as many...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wrap for Letter to Send Deaf Student to School in Salem, Oregon
July 29, 1887

Wrap for proposal to sending a deaf student to a school for deaf students in Salem, Oregon.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Logan Requests the Return of His Three Children
August 1, 1887 - August 8, 1887

John A. Logan requests the return of his three children from the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs noting that he has a large correspondence with Logan and that all of his children on outing. Pratt's discussion with the children...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Seeks Authority to Send Duck Canvas to Carlisle
August 5, 1887

John R. Wilbon, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, seeks authority to send pebble duck canvas to the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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