Richard Henry Pratt encloses a copy of a letter from B. F. Beveridge to Charles Tackett about how to ensure that the Indian chiefs while visiting Washington D.C. stay at the Washington House (Beveridge's establishment). In his cover letter, Pratt informs the Commissioner that he intends to discharge Charles Tackett but thinks it should be done…
School Employees - Problems with Behavior
Includes both people being accused of problems, and people denying such accusations
Richard Henry Pratt informs school physician Dr. J. S. Bender that he will be fired at the end of the month unless he quits sooner. Pratt provides multiple reasons for his decision, including that almost every student sent to the school hospital dies or is sent home and that Bender did not provide Pratt with the proper medicine when he was sick…
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he's firing Carlisle Indian School Physician Dr. J. S. Bender at the end of the month.
Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by…
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is not willing to acquire written resignations of employees who quit on short notice.
A note on the front indicates the original was returned to the Carlisle Indian School due to the intentionally discourteous nature of the letter.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Minnie M. Birch is unqualified for the position of dining room matron and requests a new candidate.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Catherine Caryl's request for a transfer to a new school and a 30-day leave of absence. Caryl wants to take a leave of absence before the transfer. Pratt also advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Caryl's services were no longer needed at the Carlisle School because of unsatisfactory work. Included…
Richard Henry Pratt forwards and seconds the statement of O. H. Bakeless regarding the performance of T. Marcellus Marshall as his probationary period comes to a close.
Richard Henry Pratt submits correspondence regarding Della F. Botsford, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is withdrawing his approval and recommendation of the transfer of teacher Della F. Botsford.
O. H. Bakeless responds to criticisms from W. N. Hailmann regarding teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard H. Pratt requests to transfer William J. Nolan (teacher) to another school. Pratt forwards Nolan's transfer request and endorsement from school principal O. H. Bakeless.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to withdraw his nomination of Isaac Forney.
Correspondence between Richard Henry Pratt and the Interior Department regarding the Office of Indian Affairs request to discipline Pratt for insubordination in the matter of not re-nominating M. L. Silcott and Maud Mosher.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Florence Bonifant who was recently appointed to the position of Assistant Seamstress is unable to fill the duties required.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that recent Civil Service appointment Charles C. Chadwick be replaced as an Assistant Teacher.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding George W. Taylor and his desire to see his appointment as an Assistant Disciplinarian cancelled.
G. M. Shelby informs Representative George W. Faris that he has resigned his position at the Carlisle Indian School due to false accusations made against him. Faris forwarded the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Gertrude Simmons for a position as a Principal Teacher in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Office of Indian Affairs the resignation of Lida Sabin at his request and also reports the illness of Marion W. De Loss. As a result, Pratt requests two temporary positions to replace Sabin and De Loss.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a complaint from U.S. Representative C. E. Littlefield regarding his letter to Mary Jackson informing her that her appointment to clerk at the Carlisle Indian School was revoked.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the commissioner of assistant disciplinarian Mr. Haldy's decision to quit. Pratt also requests granting Mr. Haldy's leave of absence for the rest of the month be approved.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his phone conversation with the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the dismissal of W. H. Morrett for theft.
Wrap for letter from the War Department related to a question of relieving Richard Henry Pratt from duty at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Eugene Estoppey into the reasons for his dismissal as a cook at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding the permanent appointment of Florence N. Head as an assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer states that Head has been transferred to the seamstress department and recommends her transfer to another school.