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List of Names for Appointment to the Omaha and Winnebago Industrial School
August 4, 1886 - August 5, 1886

Charles H. Potter, the U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, forwards a list of names for appointment to the Industrial Boarding School at the Winnebago Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request from Navajo Agency to Employ Benjamin Damon as Interpreter
August 23, 1887 - September 3, 1887

The U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency requests from Richard Henry Pratt that Benjamin Damon a student at the Carlisle Indian School be employed a position as an interpreter at the Agency.

Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs noting that Damon is competent in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations for Indian Service for Three Former Students
March 10, 1896 - March 11, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from W. N. Hailmann which apparently asked for recommendations for Carlisle students to fill teaching positions. Pratt recommends and discusses the qualifications of Julia Elmore, Adelia Lowe, and Henrietta Fremont. In addition, Pratt includes...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for William Sherrill
April 15, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from W. N. Hailmann regarding the qualifications of former student William Sherrill for a position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Frank Jones
April 22, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from W. N. Hailmann by providing a recommendation from himself and O. H. Bakeless on Frank Jones.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa Requests Transfer to Chilocco
June 14, 1897 - June 17, 1897

Rosa Bourassa requests a transfer to the Chilocco School due to her health. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the request and provides a recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information and a Recommendation for William F. Campbell
July 22, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides information and recommendation regarding former student William F. Campbell being hired to look after the legal affairs of the Chippewa Nation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Brigman Cornelius
April 4, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann regarding former student Brigman Cornelius and his suitability for a position as a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendations for Laura Toneadlemah and Delos Lone Wolf
April 5, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by providing background and a recommendation for Laura Toneadlemah (Laura Doanmoe) and Delos Lone Wolf for positions in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Lizzie Hill
April 11-13, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student Lizzie Hill be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service.  Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards Hill's application along with references from chief matron L. R. Shaffner, Hill's outing host, Elizabeth D. Edge, and...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Ellen Thomas
April 21-23, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Ellen Thomas be appointed as an assistant teacher in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Thomas' application along with a reference from L. Ruth Shaffner and a certification of her graduation from Carlisle.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Mabel Buck
April 26-29, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Mabel Buck be appointed as an assistant teacher, assistant matron, or seamstress (combined with music teacher) in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Buck's application along with a reference from matron L. R. Shaffner.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Cynthia Webster
April 27-29, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Cynthia Webster be appointed as an assistant teacher in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Webster's application along with a reference from L. R. Shaffner.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Frank Shively
April 20-29, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Frank Shively be appointed as a clerk or stenographer in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Shively's application along with references from I. F. Mountz, and L. B. Given. Pratt also includes copies of Shively's Carlisle Indian School and Carlisle Commercial...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Melissa Green
May 4-10, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Melissa Green be appointed as an assistant teacher or assistant matron in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Green's application along with a reference from L. R. Shaffner.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on William Carefelle
May 5, 1898 - May 24, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt provides a certificate of attendance of William Carefelle (here William Carefell) as well as providing comments on his time at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter and Recommendation for Kamie Owl
May 9, 1898 - June 13, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from former student Kamie Owl requesting a position as a teacher in the Indian Service to Estelle Reed along with his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Nellie O'Dell
May 6-10, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student Nellie O'Dell be appointed as an assistant seamstress in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards O'Dell's application along with a reference from L. R. Shaffner.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from James R. Wheelock
May 12-14, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student James R. Wheelock be appointed as a disciplinarian or printer and bandmaster in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Wheelock's application along with a reference from Marianna Burgess and endorses him in his cover letter.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Provides Information on Alfred Laravie
May 25, 1898

Alfred John Standing provides information on former student Alfred Laravie's time at the Carlisle Indian School to W. N. Hailmann.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Louisa Geisdorff
June 7 - July 14, 1898

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Carlisle graduate Louisa Geisdorff be appointed as a teacher in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Geisdorff's application along with references from Dr. George Morris Philips and Jean Blanchard from the Pennsylvania State Normal School and Carlisle matron L. R...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter from Minnie Yandell Requesting Position
September 20, 1898 - October 3, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Minnie Yandell who is requesting a position in the Indian Service and asks that a position be granted to her if available.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on William Butcher
November 30, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding former student William Butcher, including his experience in the printing department.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application of Edith Pierce for Position in Indian Service
December 6-8, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the application of Edith (here Edythe) Pierce for a position of assistant matron and/or vocal teacher along with a recommendation from Laura R. Shaffner and himself.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Request for Indian Service Position for Gertrude Renfrew
December 8, 1898 - December 12, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Ida Wade requesting his assistance in helping Gertrude Renfrew obtain a position in the Indian Service. Pratt also includes a recommendation from Laura R. Shaffner and himself.

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

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