1889

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Request for Annuity Money by Five Pawnee Nation Members
August 16, 1888 - October 31, 1889

Five members of the Pawnee Nation--Frank West, William Morgan, Stacy Morgan, Wilkie Sharpe, and Robert Mathews--request that their annuity money and lease money be sent to them or to Richard Henry Pratt to be in trust. They refer to a letter written a year prior to William J. Morgan informing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1889
August 27, 1888

Special etimate of funds for the first quarter of 1889 amounting to $9,007.41 for support of school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1889
October 22, 1888

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $11,090.35 for support of the school and stock cattle. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,810.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1888
October 22, 1888

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1889 amounting to $385.35 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
New York Warehouse Responds to Complaints from Carlisle
October 31, 1888 - July 22, 1889

Louis L. Robbins, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding complaints made by Richard Henry Pratt in receiving various supplies and invoices late.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplementary Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1889
November 19, 1888

Supplementary estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $2,433.00 for support of the school and stock cattle.  

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for January 1889
December 20, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for January 1889. 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
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, 1888
December 28, 1888 - January 7, 1889

These materials include a descriptive statement of students regarding 15 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of the Dakota Territory.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Descriptive Statement of Students from Pine Ridge Agency, 1889
January 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt sends cover letter forwarding descriptive statement of students who arrived at the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency on January 1, 1889.

Note: The descriptive statement itself was missing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Application, January 1889
January 1-3, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (John E. Pollinger and Anna C. Pollinger) and those who have left the school (B. F. Comman and Mary E. Comman). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1889
January 1, 1889

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1889 amounting to $8,676.85 for support of the school, $7,705.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, January 1889
January 1, 1889

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the third quarter of fiscal year 1889 amounting to $491.85 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, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Work of Anne S. Ely, Outing Agent
January 7, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the responsibilities of Anne S. Ely, Agent for Outing Pupils at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that Ely oversees all aspects of the Outing program including corresponding with the students and patrons as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 8, 1889

A. G. Miller requests the Office of Indian Affairs provide an order to Richard Henry Pratt to enroll Little Bear at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt had informed him that he could only enroll Little Bear with an order from the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for February 1889
January 21, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for February 1889. 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
Proposal to Have a Group of Navajo Students Enroll at Carlisle
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations on securing a party of Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that the Agent should attempt to gather 50 students with a minimum of one-third of the party being girls and to have no students under the age of 12. When the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by A. G. Miller to enroll Little Bear. Pratt notes that his school physician examined Little Bear when he visited the school with his parents. Pratt ends by saying that he notified Miller that Carlisle will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment in the Navajo Agency and Request to Visit the East
January 25, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agent, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegram to have him secure 50 Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Vandever notes that it is difficult to secure Navajo students in normal times but at present the snow makes travel...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Carrie Morse
January 28 - February 28, 1889

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Carrie E. Morse be appointed to replace Mabel Crane as a teacher at the school. Pratt forwards Crane's resignation, Morse's application, and four references.

Crane cites her "approaching marriage" as the reason for leaving the school.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Mark Penoi Home
January 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Mark Penoi to his home in Laguna, New Mexico due to the death of his parents. Pratt states that officials from Laguna have requested his return in order to look over his family's property and the children who depend on it.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Zippa Metoxen Home
February 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Zippa Metoxen to her home due to the health of her parents and be provided with transportation for her to De Pere, Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Information on Appointment of Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt inquires when he will be informed of action on his application to appoint Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger to the positions at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Singing Teacher and Purchase Song Books
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sioux Commission Unexpended Balance
February 9, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt as the head of the Sioux Commission provides the Treasury Department with the unexpended balance due to negotiations with the Sioux.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for March 1889
February 20, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for March 1889. 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

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