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Request to Transfer Daisy Laird to Carlisle
August 12, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Daisy C. Laird be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School and placed in charge of the small boys.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Malcolm Odell to the Sac and Fox Nation
August 23, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the transfer of Malcolm Odell to the Sac and Fox School. Pratt also indicates that he has asked William Robertson and his wife to take over for the Odells.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Odell's Set to Leave Carlisle Tomorrow
August 26, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Malcolm and Kittie Odell are set to leave Carlisle. Pratt continues that he will cover their pay through the end of August until they receive their orders.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Acknowledges Approval of Assistant Superintendent Position
August 31, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram authorizing the Assistant Superintendent position. Recommends Edgar A. Allen for the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William and A. A. Robertson Agree to Transfer to the Carlisle Indian School
September 3, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that William Robertson and his wife have agreed to take the positions vacated by Malcolm and Kittie Odell.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quotes on Industrial Products Produced at Carlisle for the Indian Service
September 4, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs by providing quotes and photographs of the different styles of vehicles and harness produced at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Elsie Moul and for Orders of Flora Laird
September 4, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests to transfer Effie Moul to assistant matron and that Flora Laird be telegraphed to report to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Beitzel Informs Office of Price of Buckboards Delivered to New York Warehouse
September 11, 1901

W. B. Beitzel informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School has delivered five buckboards to the Indian Warehouse in New York at $57 each. Beitzel includes the photograph of the buckboard.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Nellie H. Peters
September 27, 1901 - October 2, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter along with his recommendation for Nellie H. Peters for an appointment as an assistant seamstress in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pearl McArthur Requests to Transfer to the Sac and Fox Nation
October 3, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters requesting Pearl McArthur's request to transfer to the Sac and Fox School as a matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Quote to Furnish Wagon for Riverside School
October 5, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt provides a quote on a three-seat covered wagon, neck, yoke and pole, and all equipment for the Riverside Boarding School. Pratt also includes a photograph for a Concord spring wagon.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Photographs
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Correct Name for Carrie Weekley
October 7, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt provides the correct name of Carrie E. Weekley on the report of the Office of Indian Affairs approving changes in employees dated October 5, 1901.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter and Provides Recommendation for Ella Sturm
October 23, 1901 - October 30, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Ella Sturm who is requesting a position in the Indian Service. Pratt provides a recommendation for Sturm in his letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Criticism of Cochran Regarding Durability of Wagons
October 24, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the criticism regarding wagons manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt states that Cochran is known to misuse wagons causing them to breakdown quickly and requests that he ship the broken wagon back so it can...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Informs Office Frances Veitch Accepts Assistant Matron Position
October 31, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Frances Veitch has accepted the position of assistant matron. Requests her immediate transfer to the Carlisle Indian School from the Cheyenne River Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Margaret Shoulder Requests Assistance in Securing Assistant Teacher Position
November 5, 1901 - November 22, 1901

Margaret Shoulder (here Marguerita Scholder) requests Richard Henry Pratt's assistance in securing the position of assistant teacher at the Moqui School in Oraibi, Arizona. Pratt forwards the letter along with his recommendation to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Abolish Two Positions and Create Two Laborer Positions
November 5, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests that a cook and assistant cook position be abolished and that two laborer positions be created in their place.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Powlas Wheelock Requests Transfer to Pine Ridge Boarding School
November 12, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from Julia Powlas Wheelock requesting a transfer from her position as a laundress at the Wind River School to assistant matron at the Pine Ridge Boarding School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Paul Hayne's Complaint Against Superintendent Meagley
November 17, 1901 - November 22, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from former student Paul Hayne regarding complaints made by Hayne against the Superintendent of the Poplar River Boarding School. Pratt includes comments related to Hayne's time at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Recommends Ella Sturm or Nellie Orme for Moqui Position
November 20, 1901

Edgar A. Allen puts forth the names of Ella Sturm and Nellie Orme for a position of housekeeper at the Moqui School in Oraibi, Arizona.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Papers to Conduct Reexamination of Daisy Laird
December 16, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has spoken with Daisy Laird about taking a reexamination to cover her transfer from a Kindergarten Teacher to Teacher. He further requests the instructions and papers to conduct the examination.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Change Position Held by Anna Bennett
December 16, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the position held by Anna F. Bennett be changed from Assistant Cook to Housekeeper. Pratt provides the justification for the request due to the increase in duties in cooking for students working on the farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Resignation of D. E. Miller
December 20, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that D. E. Miller has tendered his resignation from his position as an assistant clerk and short-hand typewriter. Pratt requests a civil service assignment be made but notes that he could secure someone from the local business college...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Augusta Nash
December 23, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his opinion of Augusta Nash.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Transfer to Teacher for Daisy C. Laird
December 30, 1901

Richard Henry Pratt forwards application for transfer from Daisy C. Laird from Kindergarten teacher to Teacher in the Indian Service.

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

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