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, including the employment of former students.
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 Wittenberg, but this is unclear from the records.
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1898 amounting to $17,981.31 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds for regular employee pay.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Nellie Londrosh Nunn and provides a recommendation for her to fill a field matron position in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of students transported to the school under Government request #2226, escorted by Hosea Locke.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular answering questions about the Carlisle Indian School including the buildings and grounds and school farm. Also included is a pamphlet titled How Carlisle School Originated.
Joseph Adams requests the Office of Indian Affairs forward him his share of the trust held for the Siletz Indians in Oregon to assist him in paying to attend college. (Other documents show that he attended Dickinson College.)
Pratt has annotated the letter saying he supports this request.
Correspondence regarding paying Effie Moul as an irregular employee during the absence with pay of J. W. Hendron.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the packing and reshipping of the Nashville Exhibit.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a message from W. A. Jones regarding the equal division of sexes amongst the teachers.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards seamstress Carrie E. Hulme's request for a 13-day leave of absence due to kidney trouble.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to a circular from W. N. Hailmann by providing information related to the duties of various positions at the Carlisle Indian School.
S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for October 1897.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to fill immediately the clerk position left vacant by the transfer of Bessie H. Cummins.
Richard Henry Pratt encloses a copy of a diploma used for Carlisle Indian School graduates and requests if it is practicable for the Government Printing Office.
Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann regarding a cook for the Indian Service by recommending Naomi Kohten.
John R. Proctor, Civil Service Commissioner, authorizes the temporary appointment of two assistant laundresses at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding preserving family names amongst Indians.
Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during October 1897. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.