Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the sons of Edward Gordon. Pratt encloses the correspondence between him and Gordon to show that the claims of the Catholic priest, who claimed the family wanted the children returned, were false and that Gordon was willing to keep his children at Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letters regarding an inquiry from Lieutenant W. H. Bean regarding the need for an Apache translator for Fort Apache. Pratt notes that all of the Apache students have noted that while they have forgotten some of their language that they can likely pick it up again quickly. The students…
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has sent a student in consultation with a local judge to the Huntingdon Reformatory.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter enclosing a letter from Acting Agent Captain Lewis Johnson regarding students from the San Carlos Agency at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides a list of the students who remain at Carlisle and notes that they have all consented to remain at Carlisle beyond their initial…
Richard H. Pratt forwards a report of worn out and unserviceable property at the school. An appointed Board of Survey conducts the report, and Special and Disbursing Indian Agent Charles H. Thompson certifies the report.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a letter from Matilda C. Stevenson to Otis Mason. Pratt notes that the Zuni student referenced in the letter can be enrolled at Carlisle but that the school cannot cover the transportation costs to bring them to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Abner St. Cyr, who was sent to the Pennsylvania State Reformatory, is from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency.
Edward E. Allen, Principal of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind, requests voucher blanks for a student being transferred from the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include a descriptive statement of students for 10 individuals transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota.
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Anna M. True), those who have left the school (J. Brainerd Wolf), and those who have changed positions (Dennison Wheelock). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. An explanatory cover letter is…
Correspondence and reports related to students attending the Carlisle Indian School and Lincoln Institute from the White Earth Agency eligible to receive an annuity from the Agency.
Charles H. Thompson forwards an inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School on March 2, 1892. Thompson's report examines a wide range of topics related to the school including the buildings, health of students, food, student's social lives, industrial training, outings, and academic training.
Thompson also includes a number of…
C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for February 1892.
Major Richard Henry Pratt submits report that lists employee who changed positions (Dennison Wheelock). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
This is the first of two descriptive statements from March 1892.
Richard Henry Pratt proposes to the Office of Indian Affairs that teachers in the Indian Service be paid to attend a summer school in addition to their one month of paid leave.
William S. Hubbell writes Senator Henry L. Dawes and requests that the number of New York students at the Carlisle Indian School be increased to 50 students.
Major Richard Henry Pratt submits report that lists employees who have left the school (Rosa Bourassa and A. Norris). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
This is the second of two descriptive statements from March 1892.
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during February 1892. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.
Joseph and Anna King request the return of their two sons James and Louis King from the Carlisle Indian School. The King's note that Joseph King is getting older and unable to do the work required to on their farm.
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits oaths of office from sixty-nine newly appointed employees.
In a continuing discussion of having the Carlisle Indian School Band perform at the Chicago World's Fair and Columbian Exposition, Richard H. Pratt explains some of his plans and what the anticipated expenses would be. He stresses that if a larger band is desired, he would need to recruit additional students.
S. S. Burleson, missionary to the Oneidas, writes to Thomas J. Morgan at the request of Charles Hill for the return of his son Abram Hill. Burleson states that Charles has been getting progressively more blind and can no longer perform labor on his farm.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter and list of names from William P. Campbell regarding Cheyenne students at Carlisle who have not received their annuity payments. Pratt notes that there is no need for the students to have the money while at Carlisle and that the money is safe in the Treasury until they leave Carlisle.
Captain Richard H. Pratt requests 100 blank payroll of irregular employees forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for March 1892.