Major Richard H. Pratt forwards a report from school physician J. S. Bender that assistant laundress Lizzie James was sick for 19 days and requests that she be granted paid sick leave. The acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs forwards Bender's report and Pratt's letter to the Secretary of the Interior and requests that James' sick leave be granted.
Lizzie James' Request for Sick Leave of Absence
August 21-28, 1899
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1694, 1899-#41334