The Indian Helper (Vol. 10, No. 11) newspaper with a note that Mrs. Spray and her adopted Cherokee daughter have arrived at the Carlisle Indian School highlighted.
Spray, Henry W.
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 informs the Office of Indian Affairs of his plans to employ various teachers using non-Governmental funds to comply with Civil Service regulations.
Richard Henry Pratt contests a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs which objects to his use of private funds to pay employee salaries. Pratt claims that the position of the Commissioner is not according to the law nor the position of Government. Pratt further states that he has used the charity fund throughout the history of the school in…
Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs on teaching position changes at the Carlisle Indian School, including his recommendation that two students soon to graduate be hired.
Henry W. Spray, Superintendent of the Cherokee Training School, informs the Office of the Indian Affairs that Dow Cornsilk has arrived at the Agency. He further states that Cornsilk is absent without leave from Carlisle but does not want to return.
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.