1888

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Quote for Tickets for Travel from De Pere, WI to Carlisle
February 29, 1888

Percy G. Smith, City Passenger Agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, provides a quote for transporting students from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Authority to Cover Transportation for Hartley Ridge Bear
March 1, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Harry Raven and Henry Outa
March 3, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Harry Raven and Henry Outa to their homes due to ill health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Orders Issued to Transfer Katie to the Carlisle Indian School
March 8, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll a Member of the Cherokee Nation
March 12, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Student Departures
March 13, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Seven More Tickets for Oneida Students
March 13, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Four Students from Pine Ridge to Their Home
March 17, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests Telegram Regarding Sending Apache Students Home as Interpreters
March 22, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Change in Plans for Returning Two Students
March 23, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Ticket for Oneida Escort
March 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that a ticket be provided for an escort of Oneida students back to De Pere, Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter Forwarding Descriptive List of Students for March 23, 1888
March 24, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Two Additional Tickets for Green Bay Agency Students
March 31, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrollment and Transfer of William Pollock to Carlisle
April 4, 1888 - April 16, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1888
April 4, 1888

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. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Establish a Normal School Course at Carlisle
April 5, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Oneida Student Escort to Green Bay Agency
April 5, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anonymous Letter Regarding Show in Pennsylvania
April 8, 1888 - April 9, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Green Bay Agency and Transferred to Pine Ridge Agency, 1888
April 9-11, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Use of Penalty Envelope for the Outing Report
April 13, 1888

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Approval of Lease for the Hocker Farm in 1888
April 16, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Auditor Acknowledges Receipt of Extension of Henderson Farm Lease
April 20, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Comptroller Replies to Extension of Henderson Farm in 1888
April 20, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for May 1888
April 20, 1888

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Receipt of Letter Advising Continuance of Hocker Farm Lease
April 23, 1888

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.

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

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