1899

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Notification that Student Julia Hand will be Sent Home at Once
May 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that Julia Hand will be sent home at once instead of remaining until all the home-going students are sent home. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George Lincoln Requests Transfer of Children from Lincoln Institute
May 15, 1899

George I. Lincoln requests the transfer of six children from the Lincoln Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
J. D. Sowerby Requests Transfer to Western School
May 16, 1899

J. D. Sowerby requests a transfer to a Western school as an assistant teacher. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the request and asks for an assistant male teacher as a replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Expenses for Treatment of Thomas Walker
May 16, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the medical expenses associated with the smallpox treatment of Thomas Walker while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request for Rosa Ewbanks to be Appointed Assistant Matron
May 17, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Rosa F. Ewbanks not being on the eligible list for matrons.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Transportation of Miguel Maxcy to Hospital
May 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the expenses in transporting Miguel Maxcy to a hospital in Washington D.C. for treatment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Laura A. Dandridge Requests Transfer in the Indian Service
May 19, 1899

Laura Dandridge requests a transfer in the Indian Service as either a cook, seamstress, or laundress. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the request and provides a recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Laura A. Dandridge's Application for Leave of Absence
May 19, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant cook Laura A. Dandridge's application for a 30-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Transfer Children of George Lincoln
May 20, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of George I. Lincoln to transfer six children from the Lincoln Institute to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt recommends naming the children in the order to the Superintendent of the Lincoln Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
J. Banks Ralston's Application for Leave of Absence
May 22, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant disciplinarian J. Banks Ralston's application for a 30-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Levi St. Cyr's Application for Leave of Absence
May 22, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant printer Levi St. Cyr's application for a 28-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Change to Law Prohibiting Sale of Alcohol to Indians
May 25, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs request Congress amend the law prohibiting the sale of alcohol to Indians to fix a loophole.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George W. Kemp's Application for Leave of Absence
May 27, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards harnessmaker George W. Kemp's application for a 24-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Authority to Pay for Treatment of Louisa Ance
May 27, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the expenses in the treatment of Louisa Ance while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jessie W. Cook's Request for Leave of Absence
May 29, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Jessie W. Cook's application for a 46-day leave of absence, 22 days for annual leave and 24 days to attend summer school in Los Angeles, California.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, May 1899
May 31, 1899

Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during May 1899. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Baker Requests Return of Alice and Hattie
June 1899 - July 14, 1899

Frank M. Baker forwards a copy of the most recent record of his daughter Alice E. Baker received from the Carlisle Indian School which notes that her health is not very strong. As a result Baker requests the return of his two daughters Hattie and Alice from the School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Order Return of Student from Show
June 1, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that a student joined the Forepaugh & Sells show and he requests the Office order his return if they have any connection with them.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1899
June 1, 1899

Supplemental estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1899 amounting to $2,442.40 for beef and mutton contracts and support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Instructions on Paris Exhibit
June 7, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning the Office exhibit at the Paris Exposition. Pratt notes that the Office exhibit would be of more interest to the colonizing people of Europe due to their colonies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Twenty-One Requests for Leave of Absence
June 9-13, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards twenty-one employees' leave of absence applications: Florence M. Carter (teacher), Mariette Wood (teacher), Jeannette L. Senseney (music teacher), Carrie E. Weekley (teacher), Jenny Ericson (sloyd teacher), O. H. Bakeless (principal teacher), Rebecca J. Sawyer (music...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edwin Chalcraft Requests to be Kept in Mind for Vacant Clerk Positions
June 12, 1899

Edwin L. Chalcraft requests that he be kept in mind if Richard Henry Pratt hears of anyone looking for a clerk in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Hattie and Alice Baker
June 12, 1899 - July 6, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to request of Frank Baker to return his two daughters Hattie and Alice Baker from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also includes outing reports from their outing patrons.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requested Approval of Jessie L. McIntire's Request for Leave of Absence
June 13, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that he is granting Miss Jessie L. McIntire (teacher) leave of absence as she requested as long as she reports at Carlisle by September 1st.  McIntire was unable to take leave before her transfer to Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Update on Sowerby's Transfer
June 14, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests update on the transfer of J. D. Sowerby before making his July nominations.

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

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