C. Caryl requests to know why she is not being re-nominated as a teacher by Richard Henry Pratt for the following school year. Caryl recounts her recent interactions with Pratt and if transferred requests to be transferred to Washington D.C. as a clerk in the Indian Service.
Theodore Roosevelt responds to a communication from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding objections made by Richard Henry Pratt for Civil Service certifications 244, 246, and 247. Roosevelt writes that the Civil Service Commission cannot sustain objections unless specific objections are made...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Catherine Caryl's request for a transfer to a new school and a 30-day leave of absence. Caryl wants to take a leave of absence before the transfer. Pratt also advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Caryl's services were no longer needed at the...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to H. D. McAnaney, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Belknap Agency, regarding students from the Agency at Carlisle. Pratt takes issue with the statistics used by McAnaney to determine the death rate of students at Carlisle and further takes issue with the idea...
Cover letter for three enclosures sent by Lewis Johnson, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the San Carlos Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. The enclosures provide names of the children returned to the Agency, a copy of the descriptive statement of two students sent to the Bowie Station en...
Minnie M. Birch requests a transfer to either Cherokee, North Carolina or the Hampton Institute as a teacher.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the blank declaration of appointment was not enclosed when the Office appointed Henry M. Hudelson.
Richard Henry Pratt requests special authority to show U.S. Indian Agents while obtaining students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt refers to Office Circular of April 21, 1893 and a law which provides for coercion in the Indian Appropriation Bill of the current year and subsequent year.
Belle Metcalf inquires if the dining room matron position at the Carlisle Indian School is in the classified service.
C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for June 1893.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter and refers to his prior letter on July 20, 1893 and notes that Amos Hamilton is a member of the Osage Nation.
Charles Lyman, President of the U.S. Civil Service Commission, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Commission has withheld action on Indian Service Requests related to seven vacancies of teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. Lyman states that no action will be taken until the...
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting him to examine his request for stationary for the upcoming year. Pratt notes that Carlisle goes through a large amount of paper in order to carry on correspondence with outing pupils, individuals making inquiries, and...
John Wilson requests the return of his two grandchildren, Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley, from the Carlisle Indian School. Wilson states that he needs Samuel to help him with his farm and his wife would like to see Minnie before she dies.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up his descriptive statement and proposed changes in school employees with a report on classified employees on probation for 1893.
Copy of telegram of Richard Henry Pratt inquiring of the Office of Indian Affairs on when Dr. Carlos Montezuma is set to report to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs when Dr. Carlos Montezuma is set to report to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting a one week leave of absence.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Fred Penn. Pratt provides Penn's background and notes that he is quite capable of carrying out his expressed intentions.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter by Edward McConnville, Superintendent of the Fort Lapwai School, who requests the return of David McFarland by his brother Philip McFarland. Pratt states that David has expressed a desire to stay at Carlisle in order to learn the blacksmithing trade.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from John Wilson for the return of his grandchildren Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley. Pratt notes that Samuel has just went out on outing and should remain there in order to honor his contract. In addition, Pratt plans on taking any student willing to...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Dr. Carlos Montezuma has arrived at Carlisle and reported for duty on July 27, 1893.
Richard H. Pratt forwards the monthly sanitary report for July 1893 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives. A corrected report was sent on August 14, 1893 (see Related Entries below for the link).
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request to return Harry Mann by his father Black Coyote.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on a previous letter regarding Amos Osage on July 3, 1893 noting that there a clerk made a clerical error. Pratt continues that the clerk assumed that Amos Hamilton and Amos Osage were the same person but that is not the case. Further as Osage is currently at...