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Frances R. Scales Willing to Accept Position at Fort Sill
November 6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Frances R. Scales is now willing to accept the position of principal teacher at the Fort Sill School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Minnie L. Ferree to be Assigned as Domestic Science Teacher
November 6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Minnie L. Ferree be assigned as a matron elsewhere in the Indian Service and then immediately transferred back to Carlisle as a domestic science teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Abolish Fireman Position and Create Additional Laborer Position
November 6, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt requests to abolish the position of fireman following the resignation of Joseph N. Jordan. Pratt states that due to the low salary the position should be filled by a local resident and therefore requests the position be replaced with a laborer position at $420 per year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggests Three Topics for Discussion at Department Meeting
November 10, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Estelle Reel regarding his intent to attend a meeting of the Department of Indian Education in July 1903 and suggests the three topics to be discussed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances Scales Declines Transfer to Fort Sill
November 11, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Frances R. Scales letter declining her transfer to the Fort Sill Agency and requests to remain at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up Conversation on Amos Frank and Mabel Sherry
November 14, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his phone conversation with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding Amos Frank for a position at the Fort Sill School. Pratt states that he will waive his request for an unmarried man and appoint the Mabel Sherry who is married to Enoch Sherry per the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Amos Frank Accepts Mesa Grande Position
November 20, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt telegraphs the Office of Indian Affairs in response to Amos R. Frank and his wife accepting appointment to the Mesa Grande School. Further Mabel Sherry will accept the position vacated by Amos Frank.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Letter Correcting Information Related to William Davies
November 28, 1902 - December 4, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt returns his letter of November 28, 1902 correcting the changes of employees that William Davies was inadvertently reported as married instead of single.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Isaac Seneca to Fill Engineer Position at Fort Berthold
December 22, 1902 - December 29, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request of H. W. Wilson to transfer Isaac Seneca to fill the position of engineer at the Fort Bertold School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Isaac Seneca Requests Assistance in Being Transferred to Fort Berthold
December 30, 1902 - January 5, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Isaac Seneca requesting Pratt's help in order to get transferred to the Fort Berthold School as an engineer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Approves of Appointment of Grace Bonser to Pipestone
December 30, 1902

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the Office of Indian Affairs approving of the the appointment of Grace Bonser to a position at the Pipestone School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Caswell Requests Additional Opportunity in the Indian Service
January 17, 1903 - January 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letters related to Ben Caswell requesting another chance in the Indian Service following his demotion from principal teacher at the Cass Lake School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eugene Warren Requests Pratt's Assistance in Securing Position in Indian School Service
January 29, 1903 - February 21, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Eugene Warren to secure a position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that he previously provided an endorsement for Warren and recommends him for a disciplinarian or assistant disciplinarian position in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary Barada Requests Seamstress Position at the Winnebago Agency
February 1, 1903 - February 6, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two letters from Mary Barada requesting the seamstress position at the Winnebago Agency. Pratt provides information and a recommendation for Barada.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Resigns Position as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School
February 17, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his telegraph informing the Office of Indian Affairs of his retirement from active service with the War Department and therefore resigns as superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt suggests Assistant Superintendent Edgar A. Allen be given temporarily...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Joseph Ruiz Declines Position in Indian Service
February 28, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Joseph Ruiz declines the position offered to him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Lists Employees Who Provide Own Accommodations
April 23, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the appointment of Olga Koerner that no provision for quarters or board are expected to be provided. Pratt also includes a list of employees who provide wither own quarters and accommodations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Changes to Music Instruction Staff
April 29, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with Annie B. Moore leaving the Service at the close of year that Jeannette Senseney is moving to the instrumental instructor with William Davies becoming the vocal instructor. As a result, Pratt requests a male teacher to replace...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Details Failure of Civil Service to Appoint Competent Assistant Seamstress
May 7, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Olga Koerner who was appointed to the position of assistant seamstress is unable to fulfill the duties required from the position. Pratt details the work required of the position including supervising students to produce over 2200...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of Daisy Laird and Request for Male Teacher Replacement
May 15, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the resignation of Daisy C. Laird. Pratt requests a male teacher for her replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Replace Daisy Laird with Male Teacher
May 20, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request for a male teacher to replace Daisy Laird by stating that the Civil Service appointee should come in on the lower salary.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Regarding Replacing Koerner as Assistant Seamstress
May 28, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of Olga Koerner to the Leech Lake School. Pratt notes that he has no recommendation for a replacement on the Civil Service lists and asks that a special exam be given for a local seamstress who is capable...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Appoint to Emma Hetrick to Teaching Vacancy
June 3, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt requests Emma K. Hetrick be appointed to fill the teaching vacancy left by the resignation of Jessie McIntire.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Circular being Distributed in Taos Against Government Schools
June 15, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a circular being distributed at Taos, New Mexico related to an article in the Denver Post accusing employees at the Fort Lewis Indian School of sexual misconduct, drunkenness, and other actions for which nothing was done.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Salary Increase for Carrie E. Weekley
June 23, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt requests an increase in salary for Carrie E. Weekley in order to retain her at the Carlisle Indian School and prevent her transfer to Puerto Rico.

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

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