Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists a new employee (Carrie E. Morse). This report includes personal information about those being hired. In a cover letter, Pratt explains the process in which Morse was appointed as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School and her transfer to the Normal School at Englewood, Illinois.
Employee Transfer Between Schools
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Ella and Bessie Patterson to be transferred to the Albuquerque Indian School. Pratt provides the employment history of the Pattersons' at the Carlisle Indian School and recommends their request be granted.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Presbyterian Board desires to have Miss Patterson. Pratt notes that Patterson prefers to work in the Government service but will accept the offer if not wanted by the Government.
Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Alfred John Standing is declining the position at Grand Junction.
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…
Richard Henry Pratt informs R. V. Belt that Miss Carter does not want to be transferred this year but will consider a transfer to a Western School at a higher salary the following year.
W. G. McConkey, clerk and stenographer, requests a transfer from the Carlisle Indian School to a Western Agency due to his health.
Catherine Caryl requests a transfer to another school as a teacher and includes a recommendation from former Carlisle Indian School principal Elspeth Fisher.
Carrie V. Birch requests a transfer from her current position as a teacher in Cherokee, North Carolina to the Carlisle Indian School.
D. U. Betts requests that his appointment as a teacher in the Indian Service be changed from Pyramid Lake to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that David U. Betts departed for Pyramid Lake due to not hearing earlier from the Office of Indian Affairs.
Cornelia A. Merritt, teacher, accepts transfer to the Navajo Boarding School at Fort Defiance, Arizona.
Lydia L. Hunt informs Frank C. Armstrong that she is declining her appointment as a teacher in the Wadsworth Day School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lydia L. Hunt would be interested in the Oregon Superintendent position if Mollie V. Gaither declines.
Minnie M. Birch requests a transfer to either Cherokee, North Carolina or the Hampton Institute as a teacher.
Clara C. McAdam requests a transfer to another Indian School as a teacher due to her health. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request along with his request that it be looked upon favorably.
Della F. Botsford requests a transfer to a different Indian School as a teacher due to her health.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is withdrawing his approval and recommendation of the transfer of teacher Della F. Botsford.
Katherine J. Wiest requests a transfer to a Western Indian School due to her health. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter along with his recommendation that her wish be granted.
Richard H. Pratt requests to transfer William J. Nolan (teacher) to another school. Pratt forwards Nolan's transfer request and endorsement from school principal O. H. Bakeless.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that W. N. Hailmann have teacher M. L. Silcott transferred from the Crow Creek Agency to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that he has reason to believe that M. L. Silcott will accept transfer at the lower salary.
Richard Henry Pratt asks why M. L. Silcott has not been notified of her transfer from the Office of Indian Affairs.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that M. L. Silcott has reported for duty as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School from the Crow Creek Agency.
Teacher James W. Hendren requests to know from Daniel M. Browning whether he is to be transferred from the Carlisle Indian School and where the transfer is to in the Indian Service.