Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs authority to send Cora Eyre to the Navajo Agency to work as a laundress at the agency school.
Former Students in Indian Service
Richard Henry Pratt requests that funds expended from the Carlisle Indian School appropriation to send three students to take positions in the Indian Service at the Navajo Agency be refunded from another fund.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to allow Amos Lone Hill, who is to return home shortly, to purchase a spring wagon he made himself at a discount along with a commendation from the Office of Indian Affairs as an incentive.
Charles H. Potter, the U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, forwards a list of names for appointment to the Industrial Boarding School at the Winnebago Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Nellie Londrosh has accepted the position of teacher at the Winnebago Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from George W. Scott, the Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson School, regarding sending Carlisle student George Thomas to take over their harness shop. Pratt notes that he has had no reply from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his request.
George W. Scott, Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson School, asks if Richard Henry Pratt will be able to send George Thomas to take over the harness shop at the school. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs refers to a previous letter he has written that he has not heard back from the office, noting that Thomas is…
Richard Henry Pratt refers to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs authorizing him to send George Thomas to the Fort Stevenson School to take over the harness shop. However, he notes that no provision was made for transportation.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs forwards the letter to the Secretary of Interior recommending the…
George W. Scott, Superintendent of the Fort Stevenson School, requests a Carlisle Indian School student to fill the position of assistant seamstress at the School.
Richard Henry Pratt seeks information on whether Professor Rich's recommendation of Howard Logan is approved. Pratt notes that Logan wants to know before starting.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a Carlisle Indian School graduate from 1889, Joe Harris, as an Assistant Printer at $240 a year.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an application for appointment as a teacher on the Oneida reservation of Lillian May Cornelius. Pratt provides Cornelius history at Carlisle and notes that she was a considered a very promising teacher.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from George Means requesting a position as a Master of Transportation at the Pine Ridge Agency. Pratt in his letter states that while he does not want to interfere with the agent's selection that Means has the ability and integrity for the place.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jennie Dubray be allowed to take the examination to qualify for a teaching position in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to have Jennie Dubray take the examination for a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency desires to have Dubray and her future husband Clarence Three Stars take charge of one of the day schools on the Pine Ridge Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt encloses correspondence regarding the employment of former student Stailey Norcross as a tailor at the Navajo Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students who would be capable of filling various positions at the Fort Peck or Crow Agencies. Pratt further states that taking pupils from Carlisle to fill positions limits the ability of the school to graduate students.
Richard Henry Pratt further expounds on his belief that filling Indian Service positions with students in the midst of their education is harmful in regard to the position at the Lemhi District. Pratt discusses various students at the Carlisle Indian School.
Henry W. Sprole at the Fort Peck Agency requests the return of student Martha Washington from the Carlisle Indian School in order to employ her at the Poplar Creek School.
Cover letter for an enclosure the names and addresses of former students of the Carlisle Indian School for unclassified positions in the Indian Service. That list is not included with this cover letter.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a certificate of graduation and a recommendation for Julia Wheelock for a position in the Indian Service. Also included is a request from Wheelock to appointed to a position as teacher at the South School House.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann regarding various positions at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that student Benjamin Caswell would like a position in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards graduation certificate of Benjamin Caswell to W. N. Hailmann.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from W. N. Hailmann regarding Antoine Donnell and his recommendation for him to fill various roles in the Indian Service. Also sends a certificate of graduation for Donnell.