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Civil Service Commission Ad for Upcoming Exam for Assistant Disciplinarian
December 29, 1899 - January 2, 1900

John R. Procter, Civil Service Commission President, forwards 10 copies of a newspaper ad to be circulated for the competitive examination of assistant disciplinarian at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Endorses Change in Location for Perris School
January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt endorses the effort to change the location of the Perris School in California.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Updates Jones on Snyder, Ewbank, and Eastman
January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs William A. Jones that Elmer Snyder has resigned his position as tailor. Pratt details the difficulties in finding a tailor suited for the Carlisle Indian School as well as updating Jones on the cases of Rosa Ewbank and Dr. Charles Eastman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Roma Ewbank Requests Immediate Transfer to Cherokee
January 1, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Roma Ewbank prefers an immediate transfer as an assistant matron to Cherokee Indian School unless there was an immediate vacancy at the Chemawa Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Immediate Replacement for the Tailor Position
January 11, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the replacement of Elmer Snyder as a tailor at the Carlisle Indian School from the Civil Service lists.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Susan Gibbs
January 15, 1900 - January 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Susan Gibbs and recommends her for a position as an Assistant Matron or Assistant Seamstress in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Writes Jones for Canfield Order and Return of Descriptive Book
January 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt writes W. A. Jones that he hopes Bertha Canfield has been ordered to report to the Carlisle Indian School along with an increased salary. And that he desires the return of the descriptive book of the Crowell apparatus.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transfer of Bertha Canfield to take Charge of Sewing Room
January 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Carrie Hulme has resigned from her position as seamstress at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that Bertha Canfield be transferred from the Phoenix Indian School to take charge of the sewing room.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Office to Appoint G. M. Shelley as Tailor
January 25, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs that G. M. Shelley be appointed to the tailor position at Carlisle with orders to report at once.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Message for Mercer Unable to be Delivered
February 9, 1900

The Postal Telegraph-Cable Company informs W. A. Jones that William A. Mercer cannot be located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and requests a better address.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Two Teachers to Replace Newcomer and Schaner
February 27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests two teachers to replace Sadie Newcomer and Emma Schaner whose resignations accompanies the letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Martin Wheelock has Resumed Duties
February 28, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Martin Wheelock has resumed his duties as of January 8, 1900.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Miss Rice Reporting to Carlisle
March 8, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs if Miss Rice of the Phoenix Indian School will come to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Office to Order Two Employees from Civil Service
March 9, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Miss Rice and asks that the Office send two from the Civil Service to report no later than March 15, 1900.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Lida Jones has Reported for Duty
March 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lida Jones has reported for duty as a teacher. Asks if additional teacher will be report by March 16, 1900.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Minnie Finley
March 13, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt provides information and a recommendation for Minnie Finley to be a teacher in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Lydia Dittes for Principal Teacher Position at White Earth
March 16, 1900 - March 20, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from Lydia Dittes requesting his assistance in securing the principal teacher at the White Earth Agency School. Pratt includes his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anna S. Luckenbach Requests Transfer to Phoenix Indian School
March 22, 1900

Anna S. Luckenbach requests a transfer to the Phoenix School as a clerk following the retirement of Miss Bourassa. Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request along with his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Fannie Harris
March 24, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding Fannie Harris' application for a position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Smith Requests Transfer or Increase in Salary
March 26-27, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Sara E. Smith for a transfer or an increase in salary. Pratt recommends increasing her salary and if she is not happy then he endorses her transfer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Transfer Margaret Roberts
April 7, 1900 - April 19, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the requests of Walter L. Jones and Boies Penrose for the transfer of Margaret Roberts to Carlisle as a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Requests to Know if Exam Desired
April 11, 1900

John R. Procter, President Civil Service Commission, requests to know if an examination is desired for the position of assistant disciplinarian.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Create Position in Charge of Student Savings
April 17, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests following the transfer of Annie Luckenbach to the Phoenix Indian School that her former clerk position be abolished and a position covering the savings of students be created.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Margaret Roberts to be Transferred to Carlisle
May 12, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Margaret Roberts is willing to accept the $540 teaching position at Carlisle and requests her transfer be arranged.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay A. S. Luckenbach during Travel to Phoenix
May 15, 1900

Alfred John Standing requests to pay A. S. Luckenbach for services from May 1st to May 7th covering her travel from Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Phoenix, Arizona.

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

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