1897

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Standing Submits Lease for Hocker Farm for the 1898 Fiscal Year
September 8, 1897

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the lease of the Hocker Farm. Standing forwards the lease in triplicate with the signatures of all three members of the Board of Trustees as directed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Forwards Answers of Andrew Doxtator
September 9, 1897

Alfred John Standing forwards a list of answers from Andrew Doxtator in response to his father's charge of kidnapping and request to return him from Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Rickert Follows Up on Request to Transfer to Western School
September 10, 1897

Ella Rickert informs the Office of Indian Affairs that she wishes to be transferred to a school in the Northwest until a position in South Dakota opens.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma Seowitsa Declines Position as Assistant Matron
September 11, 1897

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Emma Seowitsa declines a position Assistant Matron due to her health.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Teachers at the Carlisle Indian School in 1897
September 11, 1897 - September 18, 1897

Alfred John Standing forwards a statement regarding teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Henry Pratt's Request for Leave of Absence
September 11, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that he will take a 30-day leave of absence after his examination at Leavenworth, Kansas on September 10, 1897.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dysert Suggests Use of McKay Sewing Machine in Shoe Department
September 13, 1897

Daniel Dysert suggests to W. N. Hailmann that the Carlisle Indian School use the McKay Sewing Machine to increase efficiency in the shoe department.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Outing Papers of Antonio Tapia
September 13, 1897 - September 16, 1897

Signed request of Antonio Tapia to participate in the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School along with a copy of the outing rules signed by Tapia, Richard Henry Pratt, and William Balderston.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: Mercer Museum Research Library
Jenny Ericson Informs Hailmann of Return to Carlisle
September 16, 1897

Jenny Ericson informs W. N. Hailmann that she has arrived back in Carlisle and is grateful for the chance to bring sloyd to Western schools. Ericson further states that Logergren is willing to accept the sloyd position at the Phoenix School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, July and August 1897
September 16, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing submit a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during July and August 1897. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month. An...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Acknowledges Receipt of Copy of Hocker Farm Lease
September 16, 1897

Alfred John Standing acknowledges receipt of the copy of the Hocker Farm lease dated September 15, 1897 from the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Submits Wheelock's Expenses for Return of Runaway Students
September 16, 1897

Alfred John Standing requests authority to cover the expenses of Dennison Wheelock for the return of four runaway students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of R. Ella Nickerson
September 18, 1897 - September 24, 1897

R. Ella Nickerson sends her resignation as a teacher at the Yaniax School in the Klamath Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peirce Makes a Report on the Kidnapping Claim of Henry Doxtator
September 22, 1897

Charles F. Peirce makes a report on the accusation of Henry Doxtator that his son, Andrew, was kidnapped and taken to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anne S. Ely's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
September 27, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards superintendent of outing Anne S. Ely's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, September 1897
September 30, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during September 1897. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Hailmann Regarding Vacant Positions
October 2, 1897

Alfred John Standing responds to W. N. Hailmann regarding vacant positions at the Carlisle Indian School stating that he does not want to make permanent appointments in the absence of Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Endorses Proposed Transfer of Chauncey Yellow Robe to Carlisle
October 4, 1897

Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to have Chauncey Yellow Robe transferred to Carlisle as Assistant Disciplinarian.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Commissioner Jones to Instruct Agents to Aid in Recruitment
October 5, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests W. A. Jones instruct the U.S. Indian Agents at the San Carlos; Fort Apache; and the Kiowa and Comanche Agencies to aid in the recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jenny H. Ericson's Request for Annual Leave of Absence
October 11, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards sloyd teacher Jenny H. Ericson's application for a 10-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter of Recommendation for Charles E. Dagenett
October 11, 1897 - October 13, 1897

Ben F. Taylor, Superintendent of the Chilocco Indian School, forwards a letter of recommendation from Richard Henry Pratt regarding Charles E. Dagenett's application to be a clerk in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lillie Ruth Shaffner's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
October 11, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards girls matron Lillie Ruth Shaffner's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Provide 18th Annual Report to Local Reporter
October 11, 1897

Marianna Burgess, Superintendent of Printing, seeks authority to provide the proof sheets of a pamphlet of Richard Henry Pratt's eighteenth annual report to a local reporter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Vacant Positions
October 16, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding vacant positions at the Carlisle Indian Schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Wittenberg Indian Industrial School, 1897
October 18, 1897

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils for two individuals, George Welch and Abbie Doxtator, sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Wittenberg Indian Industrial School in Wittenberg, Wisconsin. These individuals were likely transferred to Carlisle after attending...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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