1892

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Pratt Responds to Letter Regarding Paying Students
February 18, 1886 - February 6, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the pay of students for apprentice work. Pratt provides the history of paying students at Carlisle and the justification for such payments. Also included is a copy of a letter written to a previous Commissioner of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Additional Clerks to Meet New Duties
September 19, 1890 - July 2, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests two additional clerks tp meet the demands recently imposed by the Office of Indian Affairs circular of June 23, 1898. Pratt notes that the administrative burden is quite high and would lead him to abandon his current financial recordkeeping of student money of which...

Format: Financial Documents, Ledgers, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Requisition for Stationery, Fiscal Year 1891-1892
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a requisition for stationery for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 1892.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1892
July 11, 1891

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1892 amounting to $54,367.65 for support of the school, transportation of Indian supplies, and stock cattle.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1892
October 26, 1891

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1892 amounting to $80.00 for traveling and incidental expenses attending an Indian school superintendents conference in Kansas.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agency Update on Former Students Living at the Pine Ridge Agency
December 26, 1891 - January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from George LeRoy Brown, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. In Brown's letter he provides an update and a character assessment on former Carlisle Indian School students he has met.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on the Health of Students During the First Half of the 1891-1892 Year
January 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the health of students for the first half of the year to the Office of Indian Affairs. He notes that there has only been one death during the school year and there have been very few serious illnesses. Pratt notes this is likely due to the improved...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information Related to Sending Students to Huntingdon Reformatory
January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a conversation with Thomas J. Morgan in regards to placing students who commit crimes while attending the Carlisle Indian School at the Huntingdon Reformatory. Pratt writes that he has discussed the matter with Pennsylvania Governor Robert E. Pattison and that...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, December 1891
January 4, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1891. Dixon also includes a note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Take Party of Navajo Students to Carlisle
January 6, 1892

David L. Shipley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, notes that since the return of Charles Damon he has visited the Agency a school a number of times discussing the Carlisle Indian School. As a result a number of boys have indicated a desire to enroll at Carlisle.

As a result,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students for the 1892-1893 School Year
January 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that in order to have 1000 students for the upcoming academic year that they will need to be brought to Carlisle in the current fiscal year. This will require the students to be selected while the Agency schools are in session in order to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, December 1891
January 9, 1892

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during December 1891. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1892
January 13, 1892

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1892 amounting to $11,792.50 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian supplies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, January 1892
January 13, 1892

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the third quarter of fiscal year 1892 amounting to $339.60 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
Request for Return Home of Louise King
January 26, 1892

George King requests the return of his daughter Louise King from the Carlisle Indian School due to her mother's illness and the length of Louise's term at Carlisle having expired.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Confirmation of Worn Out and Unserviceable Property Report, February 1892
January 27, 1892 - March 2, 1892

Special and Disbursing Indian Agent Charles H. Thompson writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the Board of Survey's report on worn out and unservicable property at the Carlisle Indian School. Thompson confirms that the property that was designated to be destroyed has been...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Application, January 1892
November 26, 1891 - February 2, 1892

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (T. S. Reighter, W. R. Claudy, Carrie Cory, Catherine Caryl, and Phebe Howell) and those who have left the school (Laura N. Meredith and Maud B. Cummins). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, January 1892
February 2, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for January 1892.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Louise King
February 5, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to George King's request for the return of Louise King that was forwarded to him by the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt refers to his letter from August 18, 1891 on the same request in which he noted that he has nothing to add. As a result if Louise is returned he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Letter regarding Band at World's Columbian Exposition
February 6, 1892

Ricahrd H. Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, about plans for having the Carlisle Indian School Band perform in the inaugural parade to open the Chicago World's Fair and Columbian Exposition, planned for October 1892.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transfer Ambrose Guruz
February 6, 1892 - Feburary 13, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to transfer Ambrose Guruz, a member of the Apache Nation, to the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. Pratt provides a background of Guruz's time at Carlisle and notes that if the Government is willing to pay his tuition he will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Morgan of 1892 Commencement Planning
February 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs Thomas J. Morgan that with despite the three outbreaks of measles he is hopeful to hold graduation ceremonies on February 24, 1892. He has arranged for a train from Washington D.C. to Carlisle and its return and hopes that individuals will be able to stay for a full...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Claim Inquiry Letter to Office
February 10, 1892 - February 13, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from an Indian Depredation Claim law firm to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt states that this is the fifth letter of this type he has received for a claim he had in 1869 and that was paid out in the early 1870s. He concludes that if other claims against...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1892
February 11, 1892

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1892. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Chilocco Students to Carlisle
February 11, 1892

Benjamin S. Coppock, Superintendent of the Chilocco Industrial School, forwards a request to transfer Delos Lone Wolf, Ned Brace, and James Ahatone to the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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