Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs' he wrote to W. F. Canfield, Superintendent of the Fort Totten Training School, regarding his opinion on filling teaching positions with former students.
Fort Totten Indian School
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding filling a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that at the moment he is having difficulty filling a teaching position at Carlisle and so he cannot recommend a name for a position at Fort Totten. Pratt does say that Alice Seabrook has expressed a desire…
B. P. Shuler, U.S. Indian Agent for the White Earth Agency, provides a report to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs including on pupils sent to Fort Totten and a delegation to be sent Carlisle. Shuler states that all of the students sent to Fort Totten had the permission of their parents and the only complaint was by a teacher at the Rice River…
Richard Henry Pratt requests to be informed of the qualities of teacher Dora S. Dutton who has requested to be transferred from Fort Totten to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the transfer of Dora S. Dutton (here Bora S. Dutton) to the Carlisle Indian School to fill a vacant teaching position.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the requesting Alfred Venne for a vacant teacher and band leader position at the Fort Totten Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding Enoch and Mabel Sherry by stating that they have accepted their transfer to the Fort Totten day school.
William A. Mercer withdraws his request for the appointment of a white woman from the civil service register of eligibles as a teacher and requests that Lida M. Johnston be transferred from the Fort Totten Indian School.