Jones, W. A.

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Update on Benjamin Caswell and the Cass Lake School
January 13, 1902 - January 20, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Benjamin Caswell to W. A. Jones regarding the Cass Lake School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to Request to Return Henry Lives
February 14, 1902 - March 3, 1902

Edgar A. Allen responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs addressing a letter from Rev. David M. Wynkoop regarding a request to return Henry Lives.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter Regarding Position for Dahney George
September 5-6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from G. M. Philips regarding former student Dahney George finding a position as an Assistant Teacher in the Indian Service.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Former Carlisle Students Now at Haskell
October 9, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones that a number of former Carlisle Indian School students are now attending the Haskell Indian School in the normal or commercial departments or connected with their football team.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Three Topics for Discussion at Department Meeting
November 10, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Estelle Reel regarding his intent to attend a meeting of the Department of Indian Education in July 1903 and suggests the three topics to be discussed.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Trial Balance of Student Funds to Commissioner
December 1, 1902 - December 9, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the trial balance of the funds held by the Carlisle Indian School students to W. A. Jones. Pratt also informs Jones of the enrollment numbers at Carlisle and incoming parties of students.

Format:
Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Four Runnels Siblings
December 18, 1902 - January 23, 1903

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Mary, Hiram, Lewis, and Thomas Runnels at the Carlisle Indian School. Albert M. Anderson, U.S. Indian Agent for the Colville Agency, complains that the Runnels were transferred to Carlisle without his consent and as such has undermined his authority.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Additional Students from Puerto Rico
December 19, 1902 - December 20, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Federico Degetau, Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico in Washington D.C., regarding his request to have additional students from Puerto Rico enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition, Pratt requests additional students from Alaska and the Philippines.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Correspondence Related to His Retirement from Active Military Service
January 16, 1903 - February 20, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides correspondence related to his retirement from active military service and his subsequent resignation as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Pratt notes in his correspondence that he believed his service as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School were a military duty helping and helping to…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Caswell Requests Additional Opportunity in the Indian Service
January 17, 1903 - January 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letters related to Ben Caswell requesting another chance in the Indian Service following his demotion from principal teacher at the Cass Lake School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Wire Sanction to Allow Former Students to Travel to Commencement
January 26, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt requests Commissioner W. A. Jones wire the Pine Ridge Agent his sanction for former Carlisle students to be made available to travel to Carlisle for commencement exercises if able.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Mary Ladouceur
February 9, 1903

Porter J. McCumber, North Dakota Senator, refers to correspondence and affidavits of the enrollment of Mary Ladouceur at the Carlisle Indian School against the wishes of her father and requests her to be sent home.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Embick Forwards Article and Urges Office to not Accept Pratt Resignation
February 21, 1903

Milton Addison Embick forwards an editorial arguing against the treatment of Richard Henry Pratt by the War Department and urges W. A. Jones to not accept his resignation.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Teller Requests Retention of Richard Henry Pratt as Superintendent
February 23, 1903

Colorado Senator Henry M. Teller urges the retention of Richard Henry Pratt as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Withdraws Resignation as Superintendent
March 2, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt withdraws his resignation as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Send Students from the Interior of Alaska
April 13, 1903

Gilbert Hitchcock, Nebraska Congressman, requests on behalf of A. A. Selden if Selden can bring six students from the interior of Alaska to the coast in order to send them to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Jones of Two Runaway Students
April 22, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones about two runaway students.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Two Runaway Students Should be Returned to Carlisle
April 22, 1903

W. A. Jones is informed that two runaway students should be returned to Carlisle.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Support for Pratt to Continue as Superintendent from Bishop McCabe
May 11, 1903

Charles C. McCabe, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, writes that he hopes Richard Henry Pratt can continue in his work at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
William John Protests Punishment of Two Runaway Students
May 20, 1903 - June 9, 1903

Edgar A. Allen responds to a letter from William John regarding the punishment of two runaway students by whipping. John further requests to be released early from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Circular being Distributed in Taos Against Government Schools
June 15, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a circular being distributed at Taos, New Mexico related to an article in the Denver Post accusing employees at the Fort Lewis Indian School of sexual misconduct, drunkenness, and other actions for which nothing was done.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Open Drawing Teacher Exam to both Sexes
July 20, 1903

Edgar A. Allen requests that the examination for position of Drawing Teacher at Carlisle be opened to both sexes.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Eugene Talbott Resigns as Physician
August 1, 1903

Eugene Talbott telegraphs his resignation as physician at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Jessie W. Cook as Girls Outing Agent
November 8, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jessie W. Cook be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School as the girls outing agent from the Riverside School.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Reasons for Recommending Delay in Removing Harvey from Pawnee
November 14, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his telegraph recommending W. A. Jones delay removing Superintendent George J. Harvey from the Pawnee Agency.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration