1898

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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
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1898
June 26, 1897

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1898 amounting to $28,181.41 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $10,745 for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, June 1897
June 26, 1897

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the first quarter of fiscal year 1898 amounting to $499.45 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 to Return Marguerite and Louise Provost
August 6, 1897 - April 21, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request to return Marguerite Provost and Louise Provost to their home. Pratt also encloses two letters from Marianna Burgess regarding the case.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1898
October 18, 1897

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1898 amounting to $17,981.31 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1897
January 5, 1898

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, December 1897
January 7, 1898

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during December 1897. 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 Supplies, January 1898
January 14, 1898

Richard H. Pratt submits an Estimate of Supplies for the third quarter of fiscal year 1898 amounting to $497.45 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
Supplemental Requisition for Stationery, January 1898
January 14, 1898

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, 1898.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1898
January 15, 1898

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1898 amounting to $14,270.27 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $10,745.00 for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Pay Assistants on Dairy
January 15, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay two Indian assistants at the dairy as milkers during the quarter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, January 1898
January 22, 1898

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Per Capita Expenses of Transporting Students from West of Mississippi River
January 27, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides a breakdown of the cost per capita of transporting students from West of the Mississippi River to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Total Arrivals and Departures
February 5, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School had 108 departures and 195 arrivals during the 1897 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, January 1898
February 9, 1898

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for January 1898.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Caroline Warren Request to Enroll Children at Carlisle
February 15, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the Office of Indian Affairs with request from Caroline Warren to enroll her children at the Carlisle Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for the Return John and Elizabeth Terrance
February 15, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that since Frank Terrance wrote a letter to the Office he has since visited Carlisle and withdrawn his request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Invitation to the 1898 Carlisle Indian School Commencement Excercises
February 21, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt invites residents of Carlisle to visit the Carlisle Indian School on specific days to visit the industrial shops, schoolrooms, and gymnasium to better allow out of town guests to see those areas of the school surrounding the 1898 commencement exercises.

Pratt adds in a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Sample of Harness Leather
February 21, 1898

W. J. McConnell, Indian Inspector, encloses sample of harness leather that he describes as worthless and encourages the Secretary of the Interior to come to Carlisle for the commencement in order to meet with Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Artifacts and Objects, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Quote to Build New Cases for Omaha Exposition
February 22, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides an estimate for new cases for an exhibit at the Omaha Exposition.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Inquiry Regarding Frank Cajune
February 22, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding former student Frank Cajune.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Willing Students from the Cherokee Training School
February 28, 1898

Joseph C. Hart, Superintendent of the Cherokee Training School, requests permission to transfer willing students to either Hampton or the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Tracking Returned Students of Various Schools
March 1, 1898

W. J. McConnell, Inspector, proposes a system of espionage in order to track outcomes of students educated at both reservation and off-reservation boarding schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
1898 Commencement Invitation and Brief Program
March 1-3, 1898

An invitation for a Professor Heckman, probably Edgar Rohrer Heckman of Dickinson Preparatory School, to attend the 1898 commencement ceremony. It was the Nineteenth Anniversary and the Tenth Graduating Exercises of the school. The first page is an invitation, and the reverse features the...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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