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 under Government request #2226.
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.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the use of evening study hours to W. N. Hailmann.
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.
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.
Captain Richard H. Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting a supply of fifty blank efficiency report of employee forms.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter requesting the return of Lucy Root by her Grandfather Daniel Covert.
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...
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).