1896

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Request to Hire Dr. Hepburn as School Physician
September 17, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to hire Dr. C. H. Hepburn as the Carlisle Indian School physician at $900 per year. Hepburn will exclusively treat students and employees, live on campus, and deliver weekly health lectures to the students.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation for Pratt, Assistant, and 25 New Students to Carlisle
October 28, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation for himself, an assistant, and 25 students from Milwaukee to Carlisle.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters...

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
William Balderston Outing Materials
March 5, 1894 - 1900

Outing rules and other items from students who were on outing with William Balderston in Darlington, Pennsylvania.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Correspondence Regarding Request for the Return of John Covert
November 30, 1894 - August 14, 1896

Correspondence regarding requests of Daniel Covert for the return of his son John Covert from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate for School Books and Supplies, Fiscal Year 1895-1896
February 11- July 3, 1895

Richard H. Pratt forwards duplicate Estimate of School Books and Supplies for the fiscal year ending June 1896 amounting to $250.59. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used at the school.

Note that there is a duplicate...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1896
October 7, 1895

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1896 amounting to $21,634.41 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $10,070.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1895
October 7, 1895

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1896 amounting to $499.46 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
Pratt Responds to Request for William Archiquette's Money
December 20, 1895 - January 20, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by William Archiquette to receive the money he had on deposit at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Board of Survey Report, 1895
December 28, 1895 - January 22, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the proceedings of a Board of Survey convened on December 27, 1895.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John V. Carroll Requests Appointment as Physician
January 2, 1896

John V. Carroll requests an appointment as physician at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1896
January 8, 1896

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1896 amounting to $21,283.84 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $1,0070.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, January 1896
January 8, 1896

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the third quarter of fiscal year 1896 amounting to $499.39 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 Funds for Seeds, Stamps, and Small Boys' Shoes
January 8, 1896

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests to spend $290 on the purchase of field and garden seeds, postage stamps for students, and small boys' shoes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, December 1895
January 9, 1896

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during December 1895. 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
Transfer of Seven Students from Menomonee to Carlisle
January 18, 1896

Leslie Watson reports to W. N. Hailmann that five boys and two girls from the Menominee Boarding School have been sent to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lulu Thomas Informs Hailmann that She Will Accept Transfer to Santa Fe
January 22, 1896

Lulu M. Thomas informs W. N. Hailmann that she would accept transfer to Sante Fe as per his message.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Ghost Dance Article in Indian Helper
January 24, 1896 - March 3, 1896

Correspondence regarding an Indian Helper article regarding a Ghost Dance with participants from a local school on the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for John Morrison
February 1, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides W. N. Hailmann a report on John Morrison.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Poster for Mary Kolbe the Elocutionist
February 8, 1896

This poster advertises the performance of Mary Kolbe, "the little nine year old elocutionist," who was assisted by the Carlisle Indian School Band.  The event was held at Bosler Hall at Dickinson College on February 8, 1896. 

Format: Broadsides and Posters
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1896
February 13, 1896

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1896. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, the number of days worked during that month, and what each employee did.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Robert J. Jackson
February 21, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for a position as a teacher in the Indian Service for Robert J. Jackson as well as a certificate of graduation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Program of the 1896 Commencement Exercises of the Carlisle Indian School
February 27, 1896

Program for the commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School on February 27, 1896.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Spend Additional 2500 Dollars on Transportation of Students
March 5, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $2,500 on transportation of students to and from the Carlisle Indian School for the remainder of the 1896 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendations for Josiah George and Elizabeth Wind
March 6, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for Josiah George and Elizabeth Wind for positions in the Indian Service.

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

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