Percy G. Smith, City Passenger Agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, provides a quote for transporting students from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs if their letter regarding Hartley Ridge Bear provides him authority to cover transportation for Ridge Bear from Carlisle to the Cheyenne Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Harry Raven and Henry Outa to their homes due to ill health.
Acting Secretary of War, Brigadier General S. V. Benet informs the Department of the Interior that he has issued orders to the commanding officer in charge of Fort Barrancas to transfer custody of Katie to Richard Henry Pratt in order for her to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.
Anna L. Dawes informs the Office of Indian that she has received a request from a member of the Cherokee Nation to continue her education at either the Carlisle Indian School or the Hampton Institute. Dawes asks if this can be accomplished through Government expense or if not through private...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that 101 pupils are due to be returned to their homes after having spent five years at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt digresses from his request to cover transportation for these pupils by discussing the fact that he feels their futures...
Richard Henry Pratt requests confirmation from the Office of Indian Affairs that his actions in placing seven more tickets at De Pere, Wisconsin through the Pennsylvania Railroad due to a request from the Oneida Nation to send six more students and an escort be approved.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his physician has recommended sending home four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to poor health. Pratt requests that the transportation to Pine Ridge be provided to him and that he allowed to return them to their homes.
Richard Henry Pratt requests a telegram regarding a promise that the President and Secretary gave to a group of visiting Apache Chiefs to send home two students at the Carlisle Indian School with them to serve as interpreters. Pratt recommends that the telegram say that the students will be sent...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry Outa is too weak to travel to his home. Instead his ticket is being used to return Harry Raven.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that a ticket be provided for an escort of Oneida students back to De Pere, Wisconsin.
Cover letter forwarding descriptive statement of students who arrived from De Pere, Wisconsin on March 23, 1888 and those who departed for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency and the San Carlos Agency.
Note: The descriptive statement itself was missing.
Richard Henry Pratt asks the Office of Indian Affairs to confirm his actions in placing two additional tickets for girls from the Green Bay Agency at the request of the U.S. Indian Agent for the Agency.
Charles Robinson, Superintendent of the Haskell Institute, forwards a letter from Richard Henry Pratt requesting from the U.S. Indian Agent at the Pawnee Agency transportation for Pollock to the Carlisle Indian School. In the letter E. C. Osborne appends a note to the letter in forwarding the...
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1888 amounting to $10,658.30 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,292.50 for regular employee pay.
Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Indian School has been operating for eight years and has produced a number of students capable of becoming teachers. He proposes establishing a normal school course at Carlisle to better prepare future teachers rather than have returned students learn...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs actions he has taken regarding Simon Powlas, the escort of the Oneida Nation students recently arrived at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that as Powlas had already waited a number of days he purchased a ticket for him to return...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards an anonymous letter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania regarding three members of the Omaha Nation in a show. Pratt recommends that something be done to aid the individuals in question.
These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 4 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Green Bay Agency, and 4 individuals discharged from Carlisle and transferred back to their homes in the Pine Ridge Agency due to sickness. A...
Richard Henry Pratt inquires from the Office of Indian Affairs if he can furnish outing patrons with penalty envelopes for them to mail back outing reports on Carlisle Indian School students. Pratt notes that due to the increase in outing students covering the postage of these reports has become...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the lease of the Hocker Farm and requests its renewal by the Office's endorsement. Pratt also encloses the agreement between the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Carlisle Indian School to reduce the rent.
William S. Day, Auditor, acknowledges receipt of the notice of extension of lease between Rev. J. A. McCauley, R. M. Henderson, Richard Henry Pratt, and the Office of Indian Affairs for the Henderson Farm.
Richard R. McMahon, Acting Comptroller, informs John D. C. Atkins that he has received Atkins letter regarding the extension of the lease between J. A. McCauley, R. M. Henderson, and Richard Henry Pratt to reduce the annual rental of the farm to $600 per year.
Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for May 1888. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their letter advising the continuance for one year of the lease on the Hocker Farm.