Student file of Thomas J. Morgan, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898, and departed on February 12, 1902. The file contains a student information card, correspondence about the death of Ellen Yuga, another former Carlisle student, and a report after leaving that indicates Morgan was living in Mescalero,…
Morgan, Thomas J.
Student information card of Thomas J. Morgan, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on February 12, 1902. The file indicates Morgan was living in Mescalero, New Mexico in 1913.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up with Thomas J. Morgan after Morgan's visit to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt encourages Morgan to send out his views in a circular to agents and superintendents.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires if Captain J. E. Quentin is being appointed as Superintendent of the Grand Junction school. Pratt also notes that the Chilocco appointment will be one of the best.
Correspondence discussing a request from Richard Henry Pratt for an appropriation of $19,080 to construct buildings, walks, and fences at the Indian School. The buildings to be constructed are a barn on the school farm, a storehouse, and a blacksmith and wagon shop.
Correspondence regarding difficulties of William P. Campbell in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School at the Fort Belknap Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the application of Morris A. Birely for a position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Nellie Londrosh Nunn requesting the farmer's position at the agency for her husband.
These materials include telegrams and a descriptive statement of students regarding 3 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of South Dakota. The telegrams indicate that Carlisle's superintendent, Richard Henry Pratt, travelled to Pine Ridge to select students and escort them back East.
James Wolf requests assistance from Commissioner Thomas J. Morgan to be returned to his home.
Thomas J. Morgan requests the Second Comptroller of the Treasury return to the Office of Indian Affairs the lease entered into between the Executive Committee of the Hocker Farm and the Office. Morgan notes that the lease will be returned after due endorsement of the extension.
B. F. Bennett requests a meeting with Thomas J. Morgan to discuss another position following his being replaced on the school farm at the Carlisle Indian School.
Thomas J. Morgan requests the Second Comptroller of the Treasury return to the Office of Indian Affairs the lease entered into between the Executive Committee of the Hocker Farm and the Office.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is not willing to acquire written resignations of employees who quit on short notice.
A note on the front indicates the original was returned to the Carlisle Indian School due to the intentionally discourteous nature of the letter.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the applications of various Carlisle Indian School employees in the industrial shops for temporary use.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs Circular No. 54 regarding transferring pupils to non-reservation schools. Pratt also encloses a letter from Edgar A. Allen on the same subject.