Jones, W. A.

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Mariette Wood Requests Transfer to Carlisle as a Teacher
July 1, 1897 - July 3, 1897

Mariette Wood requests a transfer to the Carlisle Indian School as a teacher. Richard Henry Pratt forwards and endorses the application.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information and a Recommendation for William F. Campbell
July 22, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides information and recommendation regarding William F. Campbell being hired to look after the legal affairs of the Chippewa Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Authority of Pratt to Intercept Letters
July 28, 1897

Robert J. Hamilton inquires of W. A. Jones if Richard Henry Pratt has the authority to intercept any letter sent to the students of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Marguerite and Louise Provost
August 6, 1897 - April 21, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request to return Marguerite Provost and Louise Provost to their home. Pratt also encloses two letters from Marianna Burgess regarding the case.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of R. Ella Nickerson
September 18, 1897 - September 24, 1897

R. Ella Nickerson sends her resignation as a teacher at the Yaniax School in the Klamath Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Commissioner Jones to Instruct Agents to Aid in Recruitment
October 5, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests W. A. Jones instruct the U.S. Indian Agents at the San Carlos; Fort Apache; and the Kiowa and Comanche Agencies to aid in the recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Paying Irregular Employee
October 27, 1897 - December 30, 1897

Correspondence regarding paying Effie Moul as an irregular employee during the absence with pay of J. W. Hendron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Jones Regarding Division of Sexes Amongst Teachers
November 1, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a message from W. A. Jones regarding the equal division of sexes amongst the teachers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inspection Report of R. C. Bauer
April 25, 1898

R. C. Bauer, Supervisor and Special Disbursing Agent, provides a general inspection report of the Carlisle Indian School focusing particularly on the outing system.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chicago Athletic Association Endorses Playing Carlisle
May 17, 1898

W. H. Thompson, Vice President of the Chicago Athletic Association, refers to correspondence not included and notes that he sees no reason why they cannot play the Carlisle Football Team.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transfer of Lydia Hunt due to Health at San Carlos
May 23, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests a transfer on behalf of Lydia Hunt due to her health at the San Carlos Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Lizzie Hill's Application for Assistant Matron
June 9, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on Lizzie Hill's application for an assistant matron position in a western school.

Format: 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
Lizzie M. Hill Asks After Assistant Matron Position
August 15, 1898

Lizzie M. Hill asks W. A. Jones if she has been appointed as an Assistant Matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Jones that Lizzie Hill Would be Good for Position
August 18, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones that Lizzie M. Hill would fill the position mentioned by him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Amos Long Wolf
August 25, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from Amos Long Wolf to return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding the Transfer of Fred Smith
September 8, 1898 - November 23, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding the transfer of Fred Smith from the Lincoln Institute to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also includes a statement that he believes the Lincoln Institute should be ended.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report and Recommendations on the Carlisle Indian School and Outing System
September 24, 1898

A. O. Wright, Supervisor of Indian Schools, provides a report on the Carlisle Indian School focusing on the Outing School. Wright provides details of the school as he found it as well as provides recommendations for improvement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Gertrude Simmons Request for Additional Training
December 3, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on the request of Gertrude Simmons to take additional training to further her career. Pratt additionally requests advance notice of the party of Cheyenne and Arapahoe's arrival in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Pratt's Request to Transfer R. E. Wilson
December 8, 1898 - March 7, 1899

Nathaniel McKay responds on behalf of R. E. Wilson in response to Richard Henry Pratt's actions towards asking her to transfer to another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lincoln Institute Requests Official Discharge for Abraham Smith
January 18, 1899

William Hugg writes to W. A. Jones of a letter from Richard Henry Pratt regarding the discharge and transfer of Abraham Smith.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information Regarding Gertrude Simmons Music Study
January 20, 1899 - January 27, 1899

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Gertrude Simmons' studying at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wheelock Requests Transfer of Evan Goslyah
April 17, 1899

Dennison Wheelock requests to have Evan Goslyah transferred from the Grand Junction Indian School noting that Goslyah has requested it and he needs an additional clarinet player for the band.

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
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

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