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Notice of the Death of Chief Clerk Charles H. Hepburn
August 15, 1892

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of the Carlisle Indian School Chief Clerk Charles H. Hepburn.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Corrects Errors in Appointments to Carlisle Employees
August 29, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt calls to the attention of the Office of Indian Affairs errors in the confirmation of appointments of school employees.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Answer to Filling Teaching Position in Room Number 11
August 29, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests a reply to his letter requesting a new teacher for the Number 11 room. He further states that there should be no delay in filling the position and that he would prefer a male teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Answer to Nomination of Dennison Wheelock
August 29, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests an answer to his letter nominating Dennison Wheelock to a position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests to Know if Laura Johnston's Nomination Was Approved
August 29, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests to know if his nomination of Laura A. Johnston has been approved.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Teacher be Appointed Soon to Avoid Temporary Replacement
September 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that there must no longer be a delay in appointing a teacher for the Number 11 room. Pratt notes that appointing a temporary teacher would be detrimental.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Declines Appointment of Two Teachers to Vacant Position
September 6, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt declines the appointment of two candidates for a vacant teaching position at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt further requests that the next steps in the process be taken.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Comments on Teaching Examination and Requests New Candidate
September 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt comments on the examination papers of Loren E. Wolfe and requests that a qualified candidate be provided.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Copy of Pratt's Request to Expediate Teaching Appointment
September 30, 1892

Copy of telegram from Richard Henry Pratt to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request by Pratt to expediate the process of filling the teaching vacancy in Room Number 11.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks if Filling Teaching Vacancy Can be Expedited
September 30, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt asks if the process of filling the vacant teaching position in Room Number 11 cannot be expedited.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Returns Exam Papers and Notes Temporary Appointment to Number 11
October 25, 1892

Alfred John Standing returns the examination papers of two individuals and notes that no selection has been made. Standing states that the position has been temporarily filled.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Returns Application Papers of James Laley
November 1, 1892

Alfred John Standing returns the application papers of John Laley, Fireman, to the Office of Indian Affairs.

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
Clarification on Teacher Leave During Christmas Recess
December 12, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests clarification from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding annual leave of teachers during the Christmas recess.

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
Pratt Informs Office He is Unwilling to Obtain Resignations of Disgruntled Employees
January 14, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is not willing to acquire written resignations of employees who quit on short notice.

A note on the front indicates the original was returned to the Carlisle Indian School due to the intentionally discourteous nature of the...

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
Testimonial for Elspeth L. Fisher
February 6, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt provides a testimonial for Elspeth L. Fisher, Principal Teacher, for future employment in the Indian Service.

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
Minnie Birch Accepts with Conditions the Dining Room Matron Position
February 27, 1893

Minnie M. Birch informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she is accepting the position of dining room matron pursuant to various conditions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Catharine Caryl Requests Transfer to Different School as Teacher
March 15, 1893 - June 26, 1893

Catherine Caryl requests a transfer to another school as a teacher and includes a recommendation from former Carlisle Indian School principal Elspeth Fisher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Minnie Birch Accepts Dining Room Matron Position
March 15, 1893

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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
Pratt Requests Various Individuals Take Civil Service Exam
April 10, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt requests O. H. Bakeless and others be allowed to take the Civil Service Examination in order to take positions at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he would like the gender ratio of the teachers at Carlisle be 50/50.

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

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