1897

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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
Wheelock Seeks Collection of Debts from Chester P. Cornelius
April 14, 1896 - June 28, 1897

Dennison Wheelock seeks assistance from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the creditors of Chester P. Wheelock in Carlisle, Pennsylvania seeking repayment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, May 1896
May 4, 1896

Captain Richard Henry Pratt requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1897.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1897
July 3, 1896

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1897 amounting to $39,256.20 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $10,790 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplementary Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1897
August 28, 1896

Richard H. Pratt submits a "Supplementary" Estimate of Funds form for the first quarter of 1897 amounting to $12,432.00 for the construction of a new laundry building, enlarging the workshops, and transporting students to and from their homes.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Request to Reimburse Appropriation
September 30, 1896 - May 22, 1897

Correspondence regarding a request by Richard Henry Pratt for Congress to reimburse the Carlisle Appropriation $1800 caused by the need to make repairs due to a cyclone.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Potter Praises Recent Actions Taken Against Pratt
October 1, 1896 - March 11, 1897

Thomas W. Potter, Superintendent of the Chemawa Indian School, praises the actions taken against Richard Henry Pratt and containing the publications from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Disciplining Pratt over Insubordination
October 6, 1896 - January 27, 1897

Correspondence between Richard Henry Pratt and the Interior Department regarding the Office of Indian Affairs request to discipline Pratt for insubordination in the matter of not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, October 1896
October 7, 1896

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the second quarter of fiscal year 1897 amounting to $488.43 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
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1897
October 8, 1896

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1897 amounting to $27,242.65 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $11,025.00 regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Pratt Attacking Civil Service in Red Man Article
November 16, 1896 - February 15, 1897

Correspondence regarding an article written and published by Richard Henry Pratt attacking the Civil Service Commission in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Red Man (Vol. 14, No. 2)
January 1897 - February 5, 1897

David R. Francis forwards a copy of the Red Man Vol. XIV No. 2 to the Office of Indian Affairs. Francis highlights an article concerning the civil service in the Indian School Service.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Appoint Peters as Assistant Laundress
January 5, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs appoint Mrs. Peters as an assistant laundress if no action has already been taken.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, December 1896
January 7, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during December 1896. 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
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, November-December 1896
January 8, 1897

Z. S. David, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary reports for November and December 1896.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Non-Governmental Funds to Employ Teachers
January 8, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of his plans to employ various teachers using non-Governmental funds to comply with Civil Service regulations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Joel Tyndall
January 9, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from W. N. Hailmann regarding Joel Tyndall.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1897
January 13, 1897

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1897 amounting to $14,916.61 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $10,345.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, January 1897
January 13, 1897

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the third quarter of fiscal year 1897 amounting to $254.55 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
Lida B. Given's Application for Leave of Absence
January 14, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards small boys assistant matron Lida B. Given's application for a 14 day leave of absence to visit ill son. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Inquiry Regarding Fanny G. Paull
January 15, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that in regards to Fanny G. Paull (here Fannie C. Paul) he plans on keeping his employee force at the same level for the remainder of the year due to his lack of remaining appropriation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Edmund Barry Replace Z. T. Daniel
January 26, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request to transfer from school physician Z. T. Daniel. Pratt further notes that as he is unable to find his physician he recommends Edmund Barry.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Inform Appointees to Assistant Positions of Conditions
January 27, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the recent appointments to various assistant positions should be informed they will be expected to cover their own accommodations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Contests Position of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs
February 4, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt contests a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs claiming that the position of the Commissioner is not according to the law nor the position of Governor. Pratt further states that he has used the charity fund throughout the history of the school in a similar manner to what...

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

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