Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has temporarily filled the position of cook and assistant cook with Mr. and Mrs. Van der May. As they have proved satisfactory he asks to have arrangements made to make their appointments permanent.
Request to Make Van der May's Appointments Permanent
May 24, 1900
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1789, 1900-#25105