1897

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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1898
October 18, 1897

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.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Letter and Provides Recommendation for Nellie Londrosh Nunn
October 24, 1897 - October 28, 1897

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Office with List of Students Transported
October 25, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of students transported under Government request #2226.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Department Circular and Origins of Carlisle Pamphlet
October 25, 1897

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.

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Adams Requests Office Forward Him Share of Trust
October 26, 1897

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Paying Irregular Employee
October 27, 1897 - December 30, 1897

Correspondence regarding paying Effie Moul as an irregular employee during the absence with pay of J. W. Hendron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Office Letter Regarding Nashville Exhibit
October 28, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the packing and reshipping of the Nashville Exhibit.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Jones Regarding Division of Sexes Amongst Teachers
November 1, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a message from W. A. Jones regarding the equal division of sexes amongst the teachers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carrie E. Hulme's Request for Sick Leave of Absence
November 2, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards seamstress Carrie E. Hulme's request for a 13-day leave of absence due to kidney trouble.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Staff Duties Provided to Hailmann
November 2, 1897

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, October 1897
November 3, 1897

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for October 1897.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Position Vacated by Cummins Transfer be Filled
November 3, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt requests to fill immediately the clerk position left vacant by the transfer of Bessie H. Cummins.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Government Printing Office to Print Diplomas
November 3, 1897

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Naomi Kohten for Indian Service Position
November 4, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann regarding a cook for the Indian Service by recommending Naomi Kohten.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Authorizes Temporary Appointment of Assistant Laundresses
November 5, 1897

John R. Proctor, Civil Service Commissioner, authorizes the temporary appointment of two assistant laundresses at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Preserving Proper Names
November 10, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding preserving family names amongst Indians.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, October 1897
November 10, 1897

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Employees and Number of Rooms Assigned to Staff
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Overview of Evening Study Hour at Carlisle
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the use of evening study hours to W. N. Hailmann.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Addresses Present Rations at the Carlisle Indian School
November 19, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann regarding the present ration at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt ends by noting that other schools lack decent food which would cause him to runaway from the School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Report on Tracking Histories of Students
November 23, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt replies to W. N. Hailmann on how he has complied with Paragraph 37, Rules for the Indian School Service by providing blanks of his record keeping for tracking students while at Carlisle and after they are returned.

Format: Ledgers, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Efficiency Report of Employees Forms
December 3, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting a supply of fifty blank efficiency report of employee forms.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Lucy Root
December 4, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter requesting the return of Lucy Root by her Grandfather Daniel Covert.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James W. Hendren's Request for Sick Leave of Absence and Resignation
December 7, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher J. W. Hendren's request for a 30-day leave of absence due to poor health, a letter from school physician S. L. Diven verifying Hendren's "severe bronchial cold," and a letter from Hendren in which he requests the 30-day sick leave of absence, to resign from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oaths of Office, December 1897
December 8-10, 1897

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits oaths of office from four newly appointed employees: Ella Rikert (hospital cook), Sara E. Smith (librarian), John C. Morris (assistant baker), and Newton Pierce (assistant baker).

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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