Richard Henry Pratt provides an update to the Secretary of the Interior on his recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School in the fall of 1883. Pratt notes that he can acquire some students from the Ponca and Nez Perce Agency, the Kiowa Agency, and the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies. He also provides an update on the Pawnee Agency…
Pawnee Indian School
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Susie Gray for a position at the Pawnee School. Pratt notes that he would place Gray in an assistant position and returns her letter.
John T. Doyle, the Secretary of the Civil Service Commission, forwards to the Secretary of the Interior a list of two women (Lillian M. Warner, Julia F. Fish) who are eligible to fill the vacant teacher position at the Carlisle Indian School. The list includes the candidates' names, addresses, and their civil service exam grades. Acting…
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his telegraph recommending W. A. Jones delay removing Superintendent George J. Harvey from the Pawnee Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones that he has just been at Pawnee and would favor a delay in yielding to pressure for Harvey's removal and notes that he has followed up with a letter.
Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Louis Matlock at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his return to the Pawnee Agency.