April 16-20, 1900
Richard H. Pratt recommends that former Carlisle student Edith Smith, a member of the Class of 1897, be appointed as a teacher in the Indian Service.
Richard H. Pratt forwards Smith's application along with a reference from Dr. G. M. Philips, the Principal of the West Chester State Normal School of Pennsylvania, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.
A copy of Smith's diploma from Carlisle is attached as well.
Standard Forms & Transactions
External Groups & Institutions
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1777, 1900-#19706