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.
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.
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.
Alfred John Standing informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Emma Seowitsa declines a position Assistant Matron due to her health.
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.
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.
Daniel Dysert suggests to W. N. Hailmann that the Carlisle Indian School use the McKay Sewing Machine to increase efficiency in the shoe department.
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.
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.
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...
Alfred John Standing acknowledges receipt of the copy of the Hocker Farm lease dated September 15, 1897 from the Office of Indian Affairs.
Alfred John Standing requests authority to cover the expenses of Dennison Wheelock for the return of four runaway students.
R. Ella Nickerson sends her resignation as a teacher at the Yaniax School in the Klamath Agency.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards superintendent of outing Anne S. Ely's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards sloyd teacher Jenny H. Ericson's application for a 10-day annual leave of absence.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards girls matron Lillie Ruth Shaffner's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding vacant positions at the Carlisle Indian Schools.
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...