F. Glenn Mattoon forwards a letter from Richard Henry Pratt requesting his assistance in having Ella Rickert obtaining students from the Fort Berthold Agency. Mattoon requests that the Agency be allowed to retain all of its students.
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Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Thomas Black Bear to W. N. Hailmann requesting that he be reinstated as a school teacher on the Pine Ridge Agency.
Leslie Watson reports to W. N. Hailmann that five boys and two girls from the Menominee Boarding School have been sent to the Carlisle Indian School.
Lulu M. Thomas informs W. N. Hailmann that she would accept transfer to Sante Fe as per his message.
Richard Henry Pratt provides W. N. Hailmann a report on John Morrison in relation to his appointment as a teacher in the Indian service.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for a position as a teacher in the Indian Service for Robert J. Jackson as well as a certificate of graduation.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for Josiah George and Elizabeth Wind for positions in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from W. N. Hailmann which apparently asked for recommendations for Carlisle students to fill teaching positions. Pratt recommends and discusses the qualifications of Julia Elmore, Adelia Lowe, and Henrietta Fremont. In addition, Pratt includes certifications of graduation for Elmore and Lowe.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann of his recommendation to T. W. Potter, Superintendent of the Chemawa School, of former students Josiah George and Elizabeth Wind for a position of band leader and industrial teacher and nurse. He had also mentioned them as candidates to the superintendent of the Albuquerque School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that two teachers can attend the teaching institutes at Lawrence, St. Paul, and San Francisco. Pratt also states that Alfred John Standing can attend the Eastern Institute to present his paper on the outing program.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to W. N. Hailmann providing a recommendation for Andrew Beard for a position in the Indian Service.
Alfred John Standing submits a report to W. N. Hailmann on six former students of the Carlisle Indian School in relation to their employment in the Indian Service.
Alfred John Standing responds to a letter from W. N. Hailmann with a report on the Normal Department of the Carlisle Indian School. Standing also includes a printed brochure outlining the scheme of grading for the school.
Alfred John Standing provides to W. N. Hailmann an assessment of the suitability of some former students for open positions in the Indian Service.
Alfred John Standing provides a report and recommendation to W. N. Hailmann for George C. Warren as a teacher in the Indian Service.
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…
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that he is not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher for teaching positions at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests W. N. Hailmann transfer Lizzie M. Lampson to the Carlisle Indian School. He further requests meeting with Hailmann to discuss taking the teachers from the Civil Service.
Richard Henry Pratt requests from W. N. Hailmann that Laura deRussey Berry be placed on the active list and transferred to the Carlisle Indian School as a matron, although he seems to want to employ her as a vocal music teacher.
Richard Henry Pratt provides greater detail on the Normal Training Class at the Carlisle Indian School and also encloses the school's Scheme of Grading pamphlet.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for Johnson Adams for a position in a carpenter shop at a small school in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs that it was decided that Spray could remain until he takes the Civil Service Examination. Pratt also informs the Office of the need for additional teachers.
Richard Henry Pratt requests a special civil service examination be held to allow Laura deRussey Berry to the position of vocal instructor at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on Levi St. Cyr, Calls Horse Looking, and Mark Penoi to W. N. Hailmann for consideration for jobs in the Indian Service.
Correspondence regarding an article written and published by Richard Henry Pratt attacking the Civil Service Commission in the Indian School Service.