Shaffner, Laura R.

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Recommendation of Standing and Shaffner to Present Paper at Conventions
April 4, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt recommends either Alfred John Standing or Laura R. Shaffner to present a paper at various conventions to W. N. Hailmann.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Employees and Number of Rooms Assigned to Staff
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Response to Health of Melissa Zephier
August 29, 1898 - September 8, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the inquiry of David Zephier regarding the health of his daughter for Melissa Zephier.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application of Edith Pierce for Position in Indian Service
December 6-8, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the application of Edith (here Edythe) Pierce for a position of assistant matron and/or vocal teacher along with a recommendation from Laura R. Shaffner and himself.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Request for Indian Service Position for Gertrude Renfrew
December 8, 1898 - December 12, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Ida Wade requesting his assistance in helping Gertrude Renfrew obtain a position in the Indian Service. Pratt also includes a recommendation from Laura R. Shaffner and himself.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Carlisle Employees Making Over 300 Dollars
February 23, 1899

Report of Carlisle Indian School employees with a salary of over $300 and their legal residence and date of the entrance into the Indian Service as a permanent employee.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Roberta Wilson Requests Transfer to Cherokee Indian School
March 20, 1899

Roberta E. Wilson requests a transfer to the Indian School in Cherokee, North Carolina as an assistant matron. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the application and requests a replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Offers Recommendation for Filling Vacant Teaching Position
May 3, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his recommendation in replacing a transferring teacher.

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