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Pratt Forwards Materials to File with the Office of Indian Affairs
July 29, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards copy of letter approving report of irregular employees for June 1902 to file with cash voucher No. 77, 4th quarter, 1902. Pratt also includes a certificate in duplicate from W. H. Winslow to file with his account current for the 4th quarter, 1902.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Corrects Error in Spelling of William Nonnast's Name
August 4, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt corrects the spelling of William Nonnast's name in the Office's approval of change in employees report.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Change Various Positions at Carlisle
August 6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the position of tinner and assistant disciplinarian be abolished at the Carlisle Indian School and replaced with an additional laborer and an additional teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Have Ed. Lau Permanently Appointed to Carriage Maker Position
August 7, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests to have Ed. Lau permanently appointed as a carriage maker after having passed the Civil Service Commission exam.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Emily A. Clark
August 9, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides a certificate of graduation for Emily A. Clark and a recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation and Information for Jemima Webster
August 11, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation and information on Jemima Wheelock Webster to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter from Jemima Webster Requesting Reinstatement
August 18, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from Jemima Webster seeking reinstatement to the Indian Service referenced in his previous letter on August 11, 1902.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Creation of Assistant Superintendent and Principal Teacher Position
August 20, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt proposes abolishing the position of principal teacher following the resignation of O. H. Bakeless and requests the creation of Assistant Superintendent and Principal Teacher positions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Shell Threatens to Prevent Transfers to Carlisle
August 21, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Charles E. Shell, Superintendent of the Greenville School, regarding Pratt's pending enrollment of a student from that area.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Promotion of Etta Knickerbacker
August 22, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests the promotion of Etta Knickerbacker to the position of outing manager at the Carlisle Indian School from her position as matron in Morris, Minnesota.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Confirms Conversation Authorizing Transfer of Foster to Carlisle
August 23, 1902

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt confirming his confirmation his telephone conversation with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting transfer of Mrs. Foster of the Klamath School to the assistant matron position at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Karl Enteman's be Dropped from Carlisle Assignments
August 23, 1902 - August 25, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Karl E. Enteman and requests that he be dropped from the assignments to Carlisle due to his request to delay his appointment. Pratt also requests additional names from the Civil Service Commission of individuals who can report by September 1, 1902.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Knickerbacker's Acceptance of Outing Matron Position
August 25, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Etta Knickerbacker has accepted the position of Outing Matron. Pratt also forwards a request of Superintendent Brown in replacing Knickerbacker with Mrs. Pierson of Petoskey, Michigan.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Proposes Reverting Outing Matron Title to Matron
September 1, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to the Office of Indian Affairs to revert the Outing Matron title back to Matron with the appointment of Etta Knickerbacker. Pratt states that an assistant matron will take on the outing duties.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Two Appointees Failing to Report as Ordered
September 3, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Enoch M. Sherry and Amos R. Frank have not reported to the Carlisle Indian School as ordered.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Amos Frank Reported for Duty
September 5, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Amos Frank has reported for duty.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office that Sherry is Leaving for Carlisle Shortly
September 5, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received a message from Enoch M. Sherry that he will leave for Carlisle shortly.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Etta Knickerbacker Declines to Travel to Carlisle
September 18, 1902 - September 22, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Etta Knickerbacker's letter declining to come to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Have Dr. O. O. Benson Reinstated to Indian Service
September 18, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests to have Dr. O. O. Benson reinstated to the Indian Service and appointed as a physician to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Filling Matron Position and Request to Search Outside Civil Service List
September 18, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs that Etta Knickerbacker is unable to report to the Carlisle Indian School to fill the matron position. Pratt requests to search outside the Civil Service list to fill the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Amos R. Frank Requests Independent Position in the Indian Service
October 7, 1902 - October 10, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Amos R. Frank requesting an administrative position in the Indian School Service. Pratt includes his endorsement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Recall Proposal to Create Assistant Principal and Normal Teacher Position
October 8, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt asks to recall his letter of August 19, 1902 proposing creating a the position of Assistant Principal and Normal Teacher for Kate Bowersox. Pratt indicates that as he has not received authority he will have Bowersox continue in that role and pay her from other funds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Transfer of Alice Lambert Otto to White Earth Agency
October 20, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests on behalf of Alice Lambert Otto and her husband for their transfer to the White Earth Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances R. Scales Prefers to Remain at Carlisle
November 3, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has no objection to Frances R. Scales taking the position of Principal Teacher at Ft. Sill but that she prefers to remain at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Notice of Certification of Wife of Carlisle Teacher
November 3, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the wife of teacher Enoch M. Sherry being certified for an appointment as teacher.

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

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