Cornelia A. Merritt sends a lengthy letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in regards to her sick leave of absence. Merritt explains to the Commissioner that she believes her sick leave should be granted with pay. Merritt argues that, because she is also a government worker, her leave of...
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in January 1893. Pratt distinguishes between the "White Labor," whose names appear on the first page, and the "...
Frank Pierce requests permission to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.
Cornelia A. Merritt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to thank him that her leave of absence will be granted with pay.
John and Mary Archiquette ask Thomas J. Morgan to order the return of their children William and Sarah from the Carlisle Indian School.
F. A. Beltzhoover inquires from the Commissioner Indian Affairs various questions related to the Carlisle Indian School including the number of pupils in average attendance, the appropriation for the School, and the average cost per pupil. Beltzhoover also asks for the amount of additional funds...
Newton A. Wells requests information related to Indian Schools established by the Government and particularly the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Anna C. Hamilton's application for a 234-day leave of absence without pay. In an explanatory cover letter, Pratt advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Hamilton's absence is due to ill health and requests to keep her employed at the Carlisle School...
William T. Leake, Supervisor of Education, transmits a list of students as well as physician's report of six students for transfer from the Fort Lapwai Industrial School to the Carlisle Indian School.
A note on the correspondence page says: NO Too far.
Minnie M. Birch informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she is accepting the position of dining room matron pursuant to various conditions.
C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for February 1893.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to the request for the return of William and Sarah Archiquette by their parents. Pratt notes that the students were offered each year to return home and they choose to stay at Carlisle. He ends his letter by discussing his discontent with the author of the request S....
Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that Ms. Fisher wants to use her 24-day leave of absence before she goes west to Alberquerque, New Mexico.
Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that Ms. Fisher wants to use her 24-day leave of absence before she goes west to Alberquerque, New Mexico.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Clara C. McAdam's application for a 30-day leave of absence. In an explanatory cover letter, Pratt recommends that McAdam takes leave because of illness and requests her application be granted. Also included is a physician's certificate endorsing Pratt's...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Mary E. B. Phillips' application for a 30-day leave of absence because of poor health. Also included is a letter from the physician recommending Phillips be granted a 30-day leave of absence.
Richard Henry Pratt sends the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a report on leave of absences taken by numerous employees during the fiscal year 1892-1893: A. J. Standing, C. R. Dixon, C. H. Hepburn, W. G. McConkey, A. S. Ely, W. P. Campbell, M. Burgess, E. L. Fisher, E. A. Cutter, M. E. B....
Benjamin H. Miller, Inspector, requests that William Ike be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School in order to further his education and in carpentry.
Catherine Caryl requests a transfer to another school as a teacher and includes a recommendation from former Carlisle Indian School principal Elspeth Fisher.
Minnie M. Birch informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she wants to change her previous response. Birch states that she wants to accept the dining room matron position at the Carlisle Indian School.
Edward Miller requests the appointment of his daughter Clara Miller as a teacher or principal at the Carlisle Indian School.
Captain Richard H. Pratt requests blanks of administrative reports that had not been delivered despite being ordered in December 1892. Department of Interior Chief Clerk E. M. Dawson explains that they were not delivered because Pratt's office had not actually asked for them.
Jerry R. Fisher requests the return of his son Belknap Fox from the Carlisle Indian School due to his own health and that of his son.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that has a found a cheaper grade of goods satisfactory from J. L. Mott in New York City. These goods include bath tubs, compression bibbs, enameled washstands, and waterclosets.
Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting Miss McAdam's application for leave of absence be granted.