1903

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Four Financial Accounts of Kickapoo Students
January 23, 1900 - April 8, 1907

Four financial accounts of members of the Kickapoo Nation showing deposits while at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, April 1902
April 11, 1902

Lt. Col. Richard H. 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, 1903.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1903
July 5, 1902

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1903 amounting to $81,316.12 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $12,955.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1903
October 28, 1902

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1903 amounting to $23,113.88 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $12,677.50 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Four Runnels Siblings
December 18, 1902 - January 23, 1903

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Mary, Hiram, Lewis, and Thomas Runnels at the Carlisle Indian School. Albert M. Anderson, U.S. Indian Agent for the Colville Agency, complains that the Runnels were transferred to Carlisle without his consent and as such has undermined his authority....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Locating Lewis Javine
December 29, 1902 - January 13, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request by John Javine for the Office to help locate his son who had runaway. Pratt notes that since he written Javine he had since located his son.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Declines Granger's Request to Re-Enroll at Carlisle
December 29, 1902 - January 5, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt declines to accept the application of Edmond Granger to re-enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Isaac Seneca Requests Assistance in Being Transferred to Fort Berthold
December 30, 1902 - January 5, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Isaac Seneca requesting Pratt's help in order to get transferred to the Fort Berthold School as an engineer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1902
January 1903

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1902.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre's Application for Leave of Absence
January 6, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Hospital Cook Sara Pierre's application for a 6-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1903
January 13, 1903

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1903 amounting to $24,287.35 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $12,732.50 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, January 1903
January 14, 1903

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
Pratt Criticizes Native Industry and Arts Programs in Indian Schools
January 15, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs Estelle Reel that the Carlisle Indian School does not have any native industries and arts programs at the school. He further goes on to strongly criticize the effort.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Correspondence Related to His Retirement from Active Military Service
January 16, 1903 - February 20, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides correspondence related to his retirement from active military service and his subsequent resignation as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Pratt notes in his correspondence that he believed his service as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Caswell Requests Additional Opportunity in the Indian Service
January 17, 1903 - January 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letters related to Ben Caswell requesting another chance in the Indian Service following his demotion from principal teacher at the Cass Lake School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Approval of Report of Irregular Employees, December 1902
January 24-27, 1903

Lt. Col. Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with two copies of Acting Commissioner A. C. Tonner's letter approving the report of irregular employees for December 1902.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Wire Sanction to Allow Former Students to Travel to Commencement
January 26, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt requests Commissioner W. A. Jones wire the Pine Ridge Agent his sanction for former Carlisle students to be made available to travel to Carlisle for commencement exercises if able.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eugene Warren Requests Pratt's Assistance in Securing Position in Indian School Service
January 29, 1903 - February 21, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Eugene Warren to secure a position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that he previously provided an endorsement for Warren and recommends him for a disciplinarian or assistant disciplinarian position in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1903
January 31, 1903

Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1903. 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
Wrap for Report on Legislation to Allow Puerto Rico Students to Attend Carlisle
January 31, 1903

Wrap for letter referring to report for House Resolution 1580 and amendment to provide admission of fifty Puerto Rico students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary Barada Requests Seamstress Position at the Winnebago Agency
February 1, 1903 - February 6, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters from Mary Barada requesting the seamstress position at the Winnebago Agency. Pratt provides information and a recommendation for Barada.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Elnora B. Jamison
February 4-21, 1903

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Elnora B. Jamison be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards Jamison's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Mary Ladouceur
February 9, 1903

Porter J. McCumber, North Dakota Senator, refers to correspondence and affidavits of the enrollment of Mary Ladouceur at the Carlisle Indian School against the wishes of her father and requests her to be sent home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wrap of Senate Inquiry into Desirability of Admitting Students from Puerto Rico to Carlisle
February 12, 1903 - February 14, 1903

Wrap for letter of Ohio Senator Joseph B. Foraker inquiring of the Department of the Interior of desirability of legislation before the Committee on Pacific Islands and Puerto Rico of admitting 50 students from Puerto Rico to the Carlisle Indian School. Ethan A. Hitchcock refers the letter to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
A. H. Murtoff's Request for Leave of Absence
February 14, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Blacksmith A. H. Murtoff's application for a 135-day leave of absence to close down his personal business and sell his stock of vehicles. 

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

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