1897

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Laura A. Dandridge's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 11, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant cook Laura A. Dandridge's application for a 14-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request for Action on Applications
August 11, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his letters of July 24, 1897 requesting if the Office of Indian Affairs has taken on those applications.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Form Indicating Howard R. Blanchard is Agent
August 13, 1897

Form indicating to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Howard R. Blanchard is recognized as an Agent to represent claims before the Department and the Bureau.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Government Request for Transportation from Idaho to Iowa
August 13, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards government request for transportation on account of the Carlisle Indian School in favor of Hosea Locke from Blackfoot, Idaho to Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Pine Ridge Agent Assist in Recruitment
August 14, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct the U.S. Indian Agent at the Pine Ridge Agency assist Nellie V. Robertson in bringing a party of students from the Agency to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Maxie and Charley Frizzle Head Request to Enroll at Carlisle
August 16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Maxie and Charley Frizzle Head who request to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Direct Oneida School to Send Students to Carlisle
August 16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs direct the Superintendent of the Oneida Boarding and Day Schools to send 10 or 12 students be sent to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return Home of Julia Hand
August 18, 1897

W. H. Clapp, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency forwards a request of Hand for the return of his daughter Julia Hand from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1899 Financial Estimate
August 20, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a circular from the Office of Indian Affairs by providing his estimate for the 1899 fiscal year. Pratt requests authority to have 1000 students at Carlisle and on outing in addition to various plans to improve the physical plant of the School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Staff Changes Covered by Civil Service Regulations
August 20, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests the transfer of Bessie H. Cummins to a position as clerk and a promotion for Mary Bailey. In addition, he requests a teacher be assigned from the Civil Service lists to replace Bailey's old position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Leave of Absence Following Examination in 1897
August 23, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission for one month's leave following his examination for promotion at Leavenworth, Kansas.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Santee Agency, 1897
August 24, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 3 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Santee Agency.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Yankton Agency, 1897
August 24, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 7 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Yankton Agency in South Dakota.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information and Recommendation on Julia Williams
August 24, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides information to W. N. Hailmann on Julia Williams and provides a recommendation for her to serve as an assistant matron in a small school in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
J. L. Dandridge's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 25, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards J. L. Dandridge's application for a 7-day annual leave of absence. Dandridge works as a cook. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Students and Purchase Supplies
August 25, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay students for various tasks as well as purchasing supplies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides a Recommendation for Timothy Henry
August 26, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from W. N. Hailmann regarding a position for Timothy Henry in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Julia Hand
August 26, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Julia Hand to her home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph N. Jordan's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 27, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards fireman Joseph N. Jordan's application for a 15-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry Doxtator Requests the Return of His Son Andrew
August 28, 1897

Henry Doxtator requests the return of his son Andrew Doxtator (here Andrew Doxtater) who he claims was kidnapped.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Ella Rikert
September 1, 1897

Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student Ella Rikert (Arikaree) be appointed "no higher" than an assistant matron in the Indian Service at South Dakota. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards Rikert's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.Pratt also informs...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report, 1897
September 1897

School Statistics accompanying the 1897 Annual Report.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, August 1897
September 4, 1897

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for August 1897.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Request for Return of Andrew Doxtator
September 4, 1897

Alfred John Standing responds to the claim of Henry Doxtator that his son Andrew was kidnapped and taken to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Fill Various Positions Temporarily before Appointments Made
September 8, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests that various vacant positions be filled by assignment from the Civil Service lists and that he has filled one teaching position temporarily. Pratt further requests that he be allowed to fill any other position temporarily.

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

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