Captain Richard H. Pratt replies to a letter from the Commission of Indian Affairs questioning the report of irregular employees during October 1891. Pratt explains why some regular employees were submitted as irregular, why irregular employees performed work that regular employees should do, and failure to identify each authorized item. Also, Pratt returns part of October's report of irregular employees.
Explanation to Report of Irregular Employees, October 1891
December 14, 1891
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 806, 1891-#44620