1904

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Response to Claims that John Miller Enrolled at Carlisle Fraudulently
May 19, 1898 - August 11, 1904

Response by Edgar A. Allen to claims by an anonymous individual alleging that John Miller (also addressed as William Miller) used fraud to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Also included are legal affidavits by Miller and John Pulcifer claiming their innocence.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Exemption to Change in Rations
July 16, 1898 - May 4, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the rations at the Carlisle Indian School remain the same as they were in 1898 when previously given an exemption.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
Correspondence Regarding the Request for the Return of Maggie Venne
November 18, 1902 - July 12, 1904

Correspondence regarding the request for the return on Maggie Venne. Also included are materials related to the outing system at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of William A. Mercer, Superintendent
February 25, 1903 - March 27, 1909

Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, April 1903
April 10, 1903

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, 1904.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Employee Positions and Salaries, 1903-1904
April 13-14, 1903

Richard H. Pratt submits his request for positions and salaries for the upcoming fiscal year, compared agains the list of position for the current year. The list includes position titles, the number of employees for each position title, and salary. Pratt requests $52,050 for employee salaries in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1904
July 5, 1903

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1904 amounting to $67,887.75 for support of the school, $13,012.50 of which is for regular employee pay. An explanatory cover letter is attached.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1904
October 19, 1903

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1904 amounting to $23,167.71 for support of the school, $13,012.50 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Contract Between Carlisle and S. L. Diven
December 31, 1903 - October 26, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards copies of the contract with Dr. S. L. Diven for the 1904 fiscal year as well as the 1905 fiscal year beginning on July 1, 1904. Mercer also notes that he sent another note regarding an applicant for the position of resident physician.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Support for Yuma School's Plan to Purchase Farm
December 31, 1903 - January 19, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt provides his endorsement of a plan by John S. Spear, Superintendent of the Yuma School, to purchase a farm next to the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1903
January 1904

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1903.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alfred Blackbird Requests Assistance in Exchanging Land Allotment
January 2, 1904 - January 7, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from Alfred Blackbird requesting Pratt's assistance in exchanging land allotted to his family by the government.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1904
January 31, 1904

Colonel Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1904. 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
Report on S. J. Nori's Leave of Absence
January 7, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt forward a report on leave of absence for S. J. Nori. Nori works as a clerk. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Tableware
January 5, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to buy various vitrified china marked "Carlisle Indian School" for the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Books Requested for Carlisle Indian School Library
January 13, 1904

Edgar A. Allen submits list of books to add to the Carlisle Indian School library along with the lowest prices given by bidders.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Permanently Appoint John A. Herr as Assistant Carpenter
January 18, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting the permanent appointment of John A. Herr as assistant carpenter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase of Fannie Peter's Salary
January 19, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests the salary of Fannie Peter be increased to prevent her transfer to the Indian Office. Pratt notes that Peter is more valuable to the Indian Service at Carlisle than in Washington D.C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1904
January 21, 1904

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1904 amounting to $23,321.38 for support of the school, $13,447.50 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fannie Peter Withdraws Request to Transfer to Indian Office
January 23, 1904 - January 24, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Fannie I. Peter's letter withdrawing her request for a transfer to the Indian Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Intended Resignation of Prudence Crosbie
January 26, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the intended resignation of Prudence Crosbie as dining room matron. Pratt notes that Crosbie's husband is currently the temporary appointed cook and notes that this arrangement has led to the best results. As a result, he requests that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contributions to Charity Fund for 1903 Fiscal Year
January 27, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the amount of private donations to the Carlisle Indian School during the 1903 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Return of Joseph Rabbit
January 29, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Joseph Rabbit is unable to attend school due to his health and requests his return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Frank Sawyer
February 2, 1904 - February 24, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Lewis Sawyer's claims that he did not consent to his son Frank being sent to Carlisle. Pratt further contends his desire to return Frank Sawyer to Carlisle is for the sake of discipline.

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

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