The first page opened with a poem by E.G. titled "After Carlisle, What?” followed by the next installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief Clerk” (continued from the previous week). The story continued on the fourth page.…
Belt, R. V.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Isaac N. Cundall and recommends him for a position in the Indian Service.
Sigourney Butler, Comptroller, informs R. V. Belt that the remaining pay due to Obadiah G. Given should be delayed until a legal representative is appointed to handle the estate.
R. V. Belt, Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, forwards the letter of Richard Henry Pratt regarding his request to pay Obadiah G. Given's wife as there is no longer a need for letters of administration in his estate.
Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, reports on his surprise visit and inspection of the Carlisle Indian School. Dorchester provides an overview of his visit including his visit to all of the school rooms noting the various levels of education in each subject evinced by the students. Dorchester provides a highly favorable report…
Byron M. Cutcheon, Congressman from Michigan, responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding 50 pupils from Michigan to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Cutcheon recommends the Office communicate with a former U.S. Indian Agent and Frank W. Wheeler another Congressman from Michigan.
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees Anna S. Luckenbach and Lydia L. Hunt. These reports include personal information about those being hired. Pratt also sends Luckenbach and Hunt's applications for positions as teachers, including references. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Thomas Jefferson Morgan approves Pratt's…
Correspondence regarding difficulties of William P. Campbell in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School at the Fort Belknap Agency.
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.
The Comptroller answers an inquiry of R. V. Belt regarding using the appropriation for the Fort Peck, Fort Belknap, and Blackfeet Agencies. Belt asks if the Agency appropriation can be used for the education of Agency students at Carlisle above the appropriation for the Carlisle Indian School.
Frank Pierce requests permission to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.
Samuel Blackwell, Auditor, returns the lease of the Hocker Farm to the Office of Indian Affairs.