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Forwards Applications and Recommendations for Two Teachers
March 29, 1890 - July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards applications and recommendations for Lillie Woolston and Jennie Cochran for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, July 1890
July 31, 1890

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 July 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John H. Schively's Application for Position at the Arapaho School
August 6, 1890 - August 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an application of John H. Schively as Superintendent and Principal Teacher of the Arapaho School. Pratt notes that Schively would often preach at the Carlisle Indian School while a student at Dickinson College.

Also included is Schively's application and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Referencing Roberta Harris
August 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from D. L. Thomas in reference to his not nominating Roberta Harris as a teacher. Pratt notes that Harris did not justify her endorsements and he fully informed her of the reasons why he did not nominate her for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Additional Clerks to Meet New Duties
September 19, 1890 - July 2, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests two additional clerks tp meet the demands recently imposed by the Office of Indian Affairs circular of June 23, 1898. Pratt notes that the administrative burden is quite high and would lead him to abandon his current financial recordkeeping of student money of which...

Format: Financial Documents, Ledgers, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Recruiting Oneida Students and other Matters
June 30, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Joe Harris as Assistant Printer
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a Carlisle Indian School graduate from 1889, Joe Harris, as an Assistant Printer at $240 a year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Cannot Provide Name for Fort Totten Teaching Position
August 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding filling a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that at the moment he is having difficulty filling a teaching position at Carlisle and so he cannot recommend a name for a position at Fort Totten. Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Morgan's Telegram Regarding Bennett
September 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a telegram from Thomas J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding a Mr. Bennett. Pratt states that Bennett would be all right for Sisseton.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Fordyce Grinnell for Position at World's Fair
July 22, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation at the request of Fordyce Grinnell for the position of physician at the World's Fair in Chicago if such a position is needed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Support Needed for Fiscal Year Ending 1894
August 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting an estimate of the amount needed for support for fiscal year ending June 30, 1894. Pratt provides the enrollment statistics for the school and its capacity during the past year. In addition Pratt proposes building...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Abuse Towards Students in Discipline
December 2, 1892 - December 3, 1892

Adela Rankin writes to Theodore Roosevelt in regards to claims of abuse of students at the Carlisle Indian Schools. As a result of her attempting to bring these claims into the light she was fired from her position teaching elocution and oratory.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Resignation by Fanny W. Noble
December 14, 1892 - December 22, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to letter from Fanny W. Noble asking why she was asked to resign as a cook at the Carlisle Indian School after eight years of service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Lack of Holiday Break for Teachers
December 23, 1892

Cornelia A. Merritt inquires from Thomas J. Morgan why teachers at the Carlisle Indian School are not permitted a holiday break from teaching.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Standing being Placed in Charge of Chicago Exhibit
January 14, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding placing Alfred John Standing in charge of the building in Chicago. Pratt approves of the placement but notes that he does not agree with his salary being taken out of his funding during this period. He further asks for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1893
February 8, 1893

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 "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Appointment of Clara Miller as Teacher
March 21, 1893

Edward Miller requests the appointment of his daughter Clara Miller as a teacher or principal at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carrie Marr Requests Transfer to the Carlisle Indian School
April 25, 1893

Carrie V. Birch requests a transfer from her current position as a teacher in Cherokee, North Carolina to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelia Merritt Accepts Transfer to Navajo Boarding School
May 23, 1893

Cornelia A. Merritt accepts transfer to the Navajo Boarding School at Fort Defiance, Arizona.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations on Filling Vacant Superintendent Positions
May 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding to superintendent vacancies among Indian Schools. Pratt notes that of his employees the Carlisle Indian School disciplinarian William P. Campbell would be disposed to accept a position as well as the school physician C....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request that Katherine J. Wiest be Assigned to Carlisle
May 26, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Katherine J. Wiest be assigned to the Carlisle Indian School as a teacher in addition to Mr. Deavor and Mr. Drum. Pratt notes that Wiest was employed as a teacher at Carlisle after failing to obtain a teacher from the Civil Service Commission and that she has...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Papers Related to Three Employees
May 31, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt letter documenting return of the papers of Henry Hudelson, Thomas E. James and W. Grant Thompson.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Objection to the Dismissal of Minnie M. Birch
June 20, 1893 - June 24, 1893

Charles E. Roberts objects to the dismissal of Minnie M. Birch as the Dining Room Matron at the Carlisle Indian School. Roberts quotes from Birch's letter that the reason for her dismissal is Richard Henry Pratt objecting to the Civil Service Commission appointing employees and his desire to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
C. Caryl Requests Reasons for Dismissal as Teacher
June 22, 1893

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation for Overruling Exceptions to Civil Service Certifications
June 22, 1893

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...

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

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