Richard H. Pratt forwards letters of reference from Jenny Ericson (newly nominated Sloyd teacher). The references are from L. D. Harvey and Bernard Goldsmith.
Industrial Training - Sloyd Instruction
Jenny (here spelled Jennie) Ericson applies for employment in the Indian Service. This document only includes a letter of reference from C. P. Cary in support of her application, not Ericson's actual application.
Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs on various staffing changes including the resignations of Jennie Ericson, Sloyd Teacher, and J. Banks Ralston, Assistant Disciplinarian. Pratt informs the Office of potential replacements.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to be allowed to keep Anna H. Stewart on temporarily as the sloyd teacher along with other changes to employees.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase additional equipment for the sloyd department on account of the transfer of a number of smaller students from the Lincoln Institute.
Anne H. Stewart requests a transfer to another position as well as her annual leave due to the Sloyd teaching position being abolished at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests the abolishment of the Sloyd Teaching position in conjunction with the transfer of Anne H. Stewart. Mercer further requests hiring an additional assistant carpenter from the Civil Service and employing one temporarily.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Anne H. Stewart has declined her transfer to the Fort Lapwai school. Mercer further states that he has informed Stewart that the sloyd position has been abolished at the Carlisle Indian School.