Richard Henry Pratt requests to abolish the position of fireman following the resignation of Joseph N. Jordan. Pratt states that due to the low salary the position should be filled by a local resident and therefore requests the position be replaced with a laborer position at $420 per year.
Request to Abolish Fireman Position and Create Additional Laborer Position
November 6, 1902
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 2184, 1902-#66283