Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. A. Hayt regarding his pay. Pratt references a conversation he had with Mr. Brooks regarding his personal expenses, and Pratt argues that his pay is inadequate for the needs of his position.
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Richard Henry Pratt states that he has had trouble finding quality teachers but recently found Jennie L. Woodbury, who started on March 11 for $45 per month. Pratt strongly urges Commissioner of Affairs R. E. Trowbridge to approve this hire and wage.
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Richard Henry Pratt calls attention to his nomination of employees for the current year sent out on June 15, 1885 which has not yet been confirmed.
Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $555.00 to purchase "Paragon" school seating at .85 cents per feet and transportation of supplies.
Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1891 amounting to $13,466.90 for support of the school.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1892 amounting to $54,367.65 for support of the school, transportation of Indian supplies, and stock cattle.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Louis Caswell was employed at farming for 25 days in May 1893.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that only 11 teachers and assistants were on the payroll for July 1893 and three of them did not receive pay. As a result, three others on order of the Office does not exceed the authority.
Richard Henry Pratt provides information related to the leave of absence taken by Della F. Botsford and the amount of pay due her and Clara C. McAdam upon their separation.
W. N. Hailmann, Superintendent of Indian Schools, provides recommendations on changes in employee pay at the Carlisle Indian School.
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1895 amounting to $17,638.09 for support of the school.
Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1895 amounting to $18,432.18 for support of the school.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. N. Hailmann that he does not have the funds to employ as teachers the two men named in Hailmann's previous letter. After discussing issues related to funding and employee salaries, Pratt says he wants to wait until he can talk with former student Nellie Robertson...
Supplemental estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1897 amounting to $1,875.00 for support of the school and regular employee pay.
Richard Henry Pratt requests increases in pay for the students serving in his office, as Outing Clerk, and Library Assistant.
Major Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with additional information on salaries in regards to two irregular employees. He asks for approval to increase the salary of the librarian and to employ two additional clerical assistants.
Edgar A. Allen requests authority to pay the wife of Oliver Harlan, Assistant Farmer, for her services as a housekeeper during the summer months while students live on the school farm.
William A. Mercer forwards a letter from S. J. Nori requesting an increase in salary. Mercer notes that the office positions have not been adjusted and the changes are needed to provide equity.
William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Circular "Accounts" dated February 6, 1906 in regard to cash payments for various items. Mercer requests an exception for the monthly salaries of employees as well as payments for less than five dollars.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1906 amounting to $68,102.90 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian supplies, $13,915.00 of which is for regular employee pay.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Chauncey Archiquette is set to leave for the Osage Agency. Mercer provides his qualifications to replace Archiquette at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay an irregular employee prior to the establishment of an assistant matron to help in the dining room. A note from F. M. Conser states that the position should be authorized as the dining room service at Carlisle needed improvement while he was visiting...
William A. Mercer submits the report of farm statistics for the 1906 calendar year along with a list of farm tools, stock, and buildings. Mercer also includes a map showing the school farms and other "Indian School Lands."
Correspondence regarding changes in employees at the Carlisle Indian School related to disagreements in the philosophies of William A. Mercer and Richard Henry Pratt.
Philibert Lutz resigns as a fireman at the Carlisle Indian School due to his salary. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests that it be accepted.