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Pratt Forwards Letter and Recommendation for Leonard Tyler
June 29, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Leonard Tyler and recommends him for a position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie M. Hill Asks After Assistant Matron Position
August 15, 1898

Lizzie M. Hill asks W. A. Jones if she has been appointed as an Assistant Matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Jones that Lizzie Hill Would be Good for Position
August 18, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones that Lizzie M. Hill would fill the position mentioned by him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Consolidate Band Leader and Assistant Printer Positions
September 2, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to consolidate the positions of Band Leader and Assistant Printer in order to retain James Riley Wheelock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Inquires About Full Compensation for Laundress Positions at the Osage Agency
September 3, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs and inquires if the three laundresses at the Osage Agency will receive board in addition to $240 per year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
No Candidates for Assistant Laundress Position at Osage Agency
September 7, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has secured no candidates for the position of assistant laundress at the Osage Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations for Two Indian Service Positions
October 6, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt recommends James D. Flannery for a Tailor position at the Mount Pleasant Indian School and Clarence Butler for the Assistant Engineer position at the Rosebud Agency boarding school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Report on Carrie Hamlin
October 6, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on Carrie Hamlin at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs regarding her application for appointment as a music teacher in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommendation for Grand Junction Tailor Position
October 29, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that all of former students he could recommend for the Grand Junction tailor position are currently employed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles W. Buck Seeks Trader Permit at Blackfeet Station
November 12, 1898 - November 19, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Charles W. Buck who is seeking a sole trader permit at the Blackfeet Station.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Pratt's Request to Transfer R. E. Wilson
December 8, 1898 - March 7, 1899

Nathaniel McKay responds on behalf of R. E. Wilson in response to Richard Henry Pratt's actions towards asking her to transfer to another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Informs Office Frey Declines Transfer to Carlisle
December 14, 1898

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Miss Frey of the Mt. Pleasant School declines transfer to the Carlisle Indian School to replace Gertrude Simmons. Standing asks an assignment of a primary teacher from the Civil Service lists.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of Gertrude Simmons and Request for Replacement
December 18, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Gertrude Simmons has turned in her resignation. Pratt notes that Supervisor Wright has recommended Miss Frey at the Mt. Pleasant School as her replacement.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Carlisle Employees Making Over 300 Dollars
February 23, 1899

Report of Carlisle Indian School employees with a salary of over $300 and their legal residence and date of the entrance into the Indian Service as a permanent employee.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anna S. Luckenbach Requests Transfer to Indian Office
March 10, 1899

Anna S. Luckenbach requests a transfer to the Office of Indian Affairs as a clerk.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Blakeslee Requests Assistance in Securing Indian Service Position
March 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from William Blakeslee to secure a position in the Indian Service along with Dr. J. G. Rogers recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Roberta Wilson Requests Transfer to Cherokee Indian School
March 20, 1899

Roberta E. Wilson requests a transfer to the Indian School in Cherokee, North Carolina as an assistant matron. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the application and requests a replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Approves Appointment of Leila Hayden
April 21-24, 1899

John R. Procter, Civil Service Commissioner, approves the request of Thomas Ryan for the appointment of Leila W. Hayden as a clerk at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Need for Employees to Take Civil Service Exams
April 26, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Civil Service application of Luella Cunningham as well as the applications of Lizzie James, Jennie Wolf, and Ella Albert.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Luella Cunningham Sent Application to Civil Service Commission
April 27, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Luella Cunningham has sent her application for the position of assistant laundress to the chairman of the Civil Service Commission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Rickert Accepts Assistant Matron Position at Fort Shaw
April 28, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that former student Ella Rickert, employed at Carlisle as a cook, has accepted the position of assistant matron at Fort Shaw.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Performance of J. Banks Ralston and Sadie E. Newcomer
April 28, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the recent appointments of J. Banks Ralston and Sadie E. Newcomer and their performance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Approves Extension of Temporary Appointments of Assistant Laundresses
May 1, 1899

Civil Service Commission approving an extension of the temporary appointments of Jennie Wolf and Lizzie James as assistant laundresses at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leila Hayden Expresses Preference for Appointment as Matron
May 1, 1899

Leila W. Hayden responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter expressing her desire to be appointed to a position as matron rather than clerk at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transfer of Jennie L. McIntire to Carlisle
May 1, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jennie L. McIntire be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School to fill a vacant teaching position.

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

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