Correspondence regarding Richard Henry Pratt not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher for teaching positions during the 1897 fiscal year. Pratt had not given sufficient written reasons for his decision, and so complaints were made leading to a call for his dismissal. Pratt subsequently provided a written explanation for his reasons--that…
Francis, David R.
Correspondence between Richard Henry Pratt and the Interior Department regarding the Office of Indian Affairs request to discipline Pratt for insubordination in the matter of not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher.
Correspondence regarding an article written and published by Richard Henry Pratt attacking the Civil Service Commission in the Indian School Service.
J. O. Brown, Pittsburgh Department of Safety, requests the assistance of the Secretary of War in addressing two runaway students from the Carlisle Indian School whom Richard Henry Pratt wishes to be treated as vagrants.
David R. Francis forwards a copy of the Red Man Vol. XIV No. 2 to the Office of Indian Affairs. Francis highlights an article concerning the civil service in the Indian School Service.
Secretary of the Interior David R. Francis delivers his punishment of Richard Henry Pratt in regards to an article written by him in the Red Man against the Civil Service Commission.