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Pratt Provides Information on Robert Marmon
June 25, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides information on Robert Marmon upon his application for entering the Indian School service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bessie Barclay Applies for Transfer to Carlisle as Teacher
July 6-16, 1897

Bessie Barclay applies for a transfer to the Carlisle Indian School as a lower grade teacher from the Winnebago Agency. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the application to the Office of Indian Affairs along with his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on Fanny W. Noble
July 6, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of Fanny W. Noble's service and time at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clinton Duncan's Resignation Modified to Take Effect in June
August 5, 1897

Thomas Ryan informs Clinton C. Duncan that his resignation from the Indian Service is modified to take effect on June 30, 1897.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Form Indicating Howard R. Blanchard is Agent
August 13, 1897

Form indicating to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Howard R. Blanchard is recognized as an Agent to represent claims before the Department and the Bureau.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Staff Changes Covered by Civil Service Regulations
August 20, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests the transfer of Bessie H. Cummins to a position as clerk and a promotion for Mary Bailey. In addition, he requests a teacher be assigned from the Civil Service lists to replace Bailey's old position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information and Recommendation on Julia Williams
August 24, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides information to W. N. Hailmann on Julia Williams and provides a recommendation for her to serve as an assistant matron in a small school in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides a Recommendation for Timothy Henry
August 26, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from W. N. Hailmann regarding a position for Timothy Henry in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma Seowitsa Declines Position as Assistant Matron
September 11, 1897

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Emma Seowitsa declines a position Assistant Matron due to her health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jenny Ericson Informs Hailmann of Return to Carlisle
September 16, 1897

Jenny Ericson informs W. N. Hailmann that she has arrived back in Carlisle and is grateful for the chance to bring sloyd to Western schools. Ericson further states that Logergren is willing to accept the sloyd position at the Phoenix School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of R. Ella Nickerson
September 18, 1897 - September 24, 1897

R. Ella Nickerson sends her resignation as a teacher at the Yaniax School in the Klamath Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Endorses Proposed Transfer of Chauncey Yellow Robe to Carlisle
October 4, 1897

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to have Chauncey Yellow Robe transferred to Carlisle as Assistant Disciplinarian.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter of Recommendation for Charles E. Dagenett
October 11, 1897 - October 13, 1897

Ben F. Taylor, Superintendent of the Chilocco Indian School, forwards a letter of recommendation from Richard Henry Pratt regarding Charles E. Dagenett's application to be a clerk in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Vacant Positions
October 16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding vacant positions at the Carlisle Indian Schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter and Provides Recommendation for Nellie Londrosh Nunn
October 24, 1897 - October 28, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Nellie Londrosh Nunn and provides a recommendation for her to fill a field matron position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Naomi Kohten for Indian Service Position
November 4, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann regarding a cook for the Indian Service by recommending Naomi Kohten.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Authorizes Temporary Appointment of Assistant Laundresses
November 5, 1897

John R. Proctor, Civil Service Commissioner, authorizes the temporary appointment of two assistant laundresses at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Employees and Number of Rooms Assigned to Staff
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Report on Tracking Histories of Students
November 23, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann on how he has complied with Paragraph 37, Rules for the Indian School Service by providing blanks of his record keeping for tracking students while at Carlisle and after they are returned.

Format: Ledgers, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Assistant Teacher Chadwick be Replaced
December 22, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests that recent Civil Service appointment Charles C. Chadwick be replaced as an Assistant Teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Rickert Requests Transfer to Western United States
April 8, 1898

Ella Rickert requests transfer from the Carlisle Indian School to a Western State.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jessie Cook Requests Transfer to Principal Teacher at Albuquerque
April 19, 1898

Jessie W. Cook requests to be transferred to the position of principal teacher at the Albuquerque School from her current position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transfer of Lydia Hunt due to Health at San Carlos
May 23, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests a transfer on behalf of Lydia Hunt due to her health at the San Carlos Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Lizzie Hill's Application for Assistant Matron
June 9, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on Lizzie Hill's application for an assistant matron position in a western school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chauncey Yellow Robe Requests Transfer to Western School
June 14, 1898

Chauncey Yellow Robe requests a transfer to a western school as either an assistant disciplinarian or disciplinarian position.

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

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