Jones, W. A.

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Letters from Lincoln Students Desiring to Remain at Lincoln
June 27, 1899 - June 28, 1899

William M. Hugg, Superintendent of the Lincoln Institute, provides letters from four students who were to be transferred to Carlisle expressing their desire to remain at Lincoln.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Butler Requests to be Returned Home
July 29, 1899

Charles Butler requests to be given permission to be returned home from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
W. P. Brownlow Requests to Have Children Enrolled at Carlisle
August 2, 1899

Walter P. Brownlow requests to have some children from Rogersville, Tennessee enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Hugg Responds to Pratt's Dismissal of Transfer of Students from Lincoln
September 25, 1899 - September 26, 1899

William Hugg encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt turning down the request to transfer four students from the Lincoln Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Updates Jones on Snyder, Ewbank, and Eastman
January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs William A. Jones that Elmer Snyder has resigned his position as tailor. Pratt details the difficulties in finding a tailor suited for the Carlisle Indian School as well as updating Jones on the case of cook Roma Ewbank and ill health of Dr. Charles Eastman.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Allow Employees to Continue to Purchase Milk from School Farm
January 6, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests an exemption from Circular No. 34 in order to allow employees to purchase milk from the school farm.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Writes Jones for Canfield Order and Return of Descriptive Book
January 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt writes W. A. Jones that he hopes Bertha Canfield has been ordered to report to the Carlisle Indian School along with an increased salary. And that he desires the return of the descriptive book of the Crowell apparatus.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Message for Mercer Unable to be Delivered
February 9, 1900

The Postal Telegraph-Cable Company informs W. A. Jones that William A. Mercer cannot be located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and requests a better address.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transfer of James Flannery to Fill Tailor Position
February 15, 1900 - February 20, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ former student James Flannery as an Assistant Tailor and encloses correspondence to provide context.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Transfer Margaret Roberts
April 7, 1900 - April 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the requests of Walter L. Jones and Boies Penrose for the transfer of Margaret Roberts to Carlisle as a teacher.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Dennison Wheelock Requests Transfer to Western School as Clerk
June 15, 1900

Dennison Wheelock requests to be transferred following the expiration of his leave of absence to a western school as a clerk or assistant clerk.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Endorses Return Home of Charles Dagenette
July 23, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Charles Dagenette desires to return to his home on account of his health rather than take over the outing program from Charles Eastman.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
James Cavett Complains of Treatment Resulting From Appointment
August 23, 1900 - September 19, 1900

Ohio Congressman Charles Dick forwards a letter of James E. Cavett to W. A. Jones regarding his appointment as a wagonmaker to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Hitchcock Orders Return of Children of Mrs. J. F. Hoover
November 15, 1900

E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, instructs the W. A. Jones to have Richard Henry Pratt return the children of Mrs. J. F. Hoover from the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment Not Working for Non-Reservation Boarding Schools
December 3, 1900 - December 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the current system of student recruitment for non-reservation boarding schools is not working. Pratt forwards two letters detailing the difficulties of his employees in gathering parties of students as well as the reluctance of reservation Superintendents to forward students to…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Commissioner Instructs Office to Order Pratt to Report to Chicago
April 11, 1901

W. A. Jones requests A. C. Tonner to order Richard Henry Pratt to report to the Chicago Warehouse at once.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Lida Jones Requests Transfer to Western School in July 1901
April 21, 1901 - July 3, 1901

Lida Jones submits her request for a transfer to a Western School along with recommendations and Richard Henry Pratt's approval.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Blank Proposal for Indian Supplies Form
June 3, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt sends Commissioner of Indian Affairs W. A. Jones a sample of blank form 5-202 per Jones' request. Form 5-202 is a proposal for Indian supplies.

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter Regarding Appointment of Chauncey Yellow Robe
June 13, 1901 - June 17, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from W. H. Winslow, Superintendent of the Genoa Indian School, regarding appointing Chauncy Yellow Robe to the position of disciplinarian at the school.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Seldon Kirk
June 20, 1901 - August 14, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Seldon Kirk to his home before he is transferred to a school in Phoenix, Arizona. Also included is the correspondence regarding the request of Rev. Jesse Kirk for the transfer.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Commissioner's Approval of Report of Irregular Employees, June 1901
July 23- 25, 1901

Lt. Colonel Richard H. Pratt forwards two copies of a letter sent from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs approving Carlisle's irregular school employees report for June 1901.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Brumbaugh Sent More Students than Authorized from Puerto Rico
August 17, 1901 - August 26, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones that Martin Grove Brumbaugh sent six more students from Puerto Rico than authorized. He includes Brumbaugh's letter indicating he will send no more students without Pratt's consent.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Criticism of Cochran Regarding Durability of Wagons
October 24, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the criticism regarding wagons manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt states that Cochran is known to misuse wagons causing them to breakdown quickly and requests that he ship the broken wagon back so it can be examined.

W. A. Jones writes in a note…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Abolish Two Positions and Create Two Laborer Positions
November 5, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests that a cook and assistant cook position be abolished and that two laborer positions be created in their place.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Makes Inquiry into Sac and Fox Leases
November 7, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests if two leases for Sac and Fox Agency students are correct before they are signed.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration