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Inquiry into Appointment of Superintendent of the Grand Junction School
October 29, 1889

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Declines Position at Grand Junction
November 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Alfred John Standing is declining the position at Grand Junction.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reply to Request of Dr. A. B. McCandless to Enter Indian Service
January 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by Dr. A. B. McCandless to enter the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office Current Physician Remaining at Carlisle
January 10, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs that since his letter regarding Dr. A. B. McCandless he has come to an understanding with the current School Physician and he will not need to replace them for some time.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Build a Hospital at the Fort Sill Agency
February 25, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter with his endorsement from E. L. Clark regarding the erecting of a hospital at the Fort Sill Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Lizzie Griffith at Carlisle
March 22, 1890 - March 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from E. A. Wheeler requesting Lizzie Griffith be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that Griffth is likely too old to be enrolled at Carlisle but might find a position in another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Appoint Howard Logan as Navajo Agency Teacher
June 30, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt recommends Howard Logan, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, for a position as a teacher at the Navajo Agency for one year. Pratt notes that Logan needs to go West for his health and this opportunity also allows him the change to earn money to pay for College.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Reinstate Bertie Harris to Position at Carlisle
July 31, 1890

D. L. Thomas requests Bertie Harris be reinstated to her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on Charles W. Wolf
December 27, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides information on Charles W. Williams, known at Carlisle as Charles Wolf, and his potential appointment as an assistant teacher at the Colville Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter from Nellie L. Nunn Requesting Agency Position
February 11, 1891 - February 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Nellie Londrosh Nunn requesting the farmer's position at the Agency for her husband.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Additional Staff to Meet Senate Inquiry
February 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt refers to the inquiries of the Senate Resolution will require additional clerical workforce before the next session of Congress. As a result, Pratt requests two additional clerks and one agent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information and Recommendation on Eva Johnson
May 12, 1891

In response to an inquiry to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a teaching position in the Indian Service for Eva Johnson, Richard Henry Pratt provides information from E. L. Fisher as well as his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations to Fort Totten School
June 6, 1891 - June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs' he wrote to W. F. Canfield, Superintendent of the Fort Totten Training School, regarding his opinion on filling teaching positions with former students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
B. F. Bennett Requests Meeting with Morgan to Discuss New Position
August 7, 1891

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Willingness of Staff Member to Transfer
August 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs R. V. Belt that Miss Carter does not want to be transferred this year but will consider a transfer to a Western School at a higher salary the following year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Writes to Recommend Pine Ridge Agent be in Charge of Troops
November 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan on behalf of Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency. Brown seeks to enlist and command his own company of Indian soldiers at the Agency which Pratt approves of in order to create no disharmony between the Indian Agent and an officer in charge of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Below Co-zed's Letter Requesting Shop
December 4, 1891 - December 15, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Below Co-zed requesting assistance in obtaining a shop at the Kiowa Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Proposes Paying Teachers to Attend Summer School
March 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to the Office of Indian Affairs that teachers in the Indian Service be paid to attend a summer school in addition to their one month of paid leave.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Have Jennie Dubray Take Exam for Teaching Position
May 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jennie Dubray be allowed to take the examination to qualify for a teaching position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
McConkey Requests Transfer to Western Agency
May 17, 1892

W. G. McConkey, clerk and stenographer, requests a transfer from the Carlisle Indian School to a Western Agency due to his health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Vacancy in Girls Matron Position
May 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Girls Matron position will be vacant as of July 31, 1892. Pratt notes that he has doubts that the Civil Service Commission can produce a suitable candidate due to the difficultly of the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Which Positions Fall Under Civil Service Rules
May 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs inform him which positions at the Carlisle Indian School fall under the Civil Service rules and which do not.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Have Jennie Dubray Take Teaching Exam
May 25, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to have Jennie Dubray take the examination for a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency desires to have Dubray and her future husband Clarence Three Stars take charge of one of the day schools...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Work of Mariette Wood at Carlisle
May 27, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt reports tp the Office of Indian Affairs on the service of Mariette Wood in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Answer to Nomination of Dennison Wheelock
August 29, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests an answer to his letter nominating Dennison Wheelock to a position at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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