1899

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Lizzie James' Request for Sick Leave of Absence
August 21-28, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt forwards a report from school physician J. S. Bender that assistant laundress Lizzie James was sick for 19 days and requests that she be granted paid sick leave. The acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs forwards Bender's report and Pratt's letter to the Secretary of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Concerning J. D. Sowerby's Leave and Time to Report at Round Valley, CA
August 21, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting advice on the amount of paid time off J. D. Sowerby (teacher) is owed for his leave of absence. Pratt summarizes the situation at hand and asks the Commissioner for direction on resolving the matter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Blank 5-141 Forms, August 1899
August 25, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting a supply of blank 5-141 administrative forms to complete the school's annual report.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of William Francisco's Children
August 29, 1899 - September 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides correspondence regarding a request to enroll the children of William Francisco at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks the the Office to consider the enrollment due to the race of the children's mother and the fact that they are already assimilated into the local...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Expenses in Return of Two Runaway Students
August 29, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay expenses associated with the return of two runaway students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Steam Fitting Supplies on Open Market
August 29, 1899 - September 6, 1899

Request to purchase supplies needed to put in steam heating fixtures on the open market and the labor needed to install it.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Luella Cunningham Not Renominated for Assistant Laundress
August 31, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by informing them that Luella Cunningham was no renominated for the position of assistant laundress.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, August 1899
August 31, 1899

Major Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during August 1899. 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
Office Updated on Resignations of Ericson and Ralston
September 4, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt updates the Office of Indian Affairs on various staffing changes including the resignations of Jennie Ericson, Sloyd Teacher, and J. Banks Ralston, Assistant Disciplinarian. Pratt informs the Office of potential replacements.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Encloses Report Regarding Request to Return Lyman Lay
September 4, 1899 - September 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt encloses a report of S. L. Diven on the state of Lyman Lay's sister due to the request to have him returned.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Authority to Pay for Treatment of Percy White Bear
September 6, 1899

Alfred John Standing requests authority to reimburse the Carlisle Indian School private funds the expenses incurred in the treatment of Percy White Bear.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Six Employees on unpaid Leave of Absences
September 8, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a report on leave of absences without pay taken by several employees: Jeannette L. Senseney (music teacher), Jenny Ericson (sloyd teacher), M. S. Barr (nurse), Jennie P. Cochran (teacher), Elizabeth E. Forster (drawing teacher), and Ella G. Hill (laundry manager). 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Recommendation for Anna George
September 9, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt provides an endorsement for former student Anna (known at the school as Annie) George as a seamstress at the Cherokee Indian Training School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Prudence Miles' Request for Extended Leave of Absence (Telegram)
September 9, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt sends a telegram to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs recommending that matron Prudence Miles be granted an additional two months leave of absence without pay due to the serious illness of her father. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, August 1899
September 11, 1899

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for August 1899.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Regarding Prudence Miles' Unpaid Leave of Absence
September 12, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Prudence Miles's leave of absence with pay expired on September 7, 1899, and her leave without pay began on the following day September 8, 1899.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Resignations of Kendall Paul and Cora Wheeler
September 13, 1899 - September 29, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignations of Kenall Paul (here S. Kendall Paul) and Cora B. Wheeler (both former students) from the school's staff.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Promise of Three Year Term
September 14, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has learned that promises were made to the group including Emma and Henry St. Pierre that there term was only for three years despite Carlisle only accepting five year terms. As a result Pratt promises that he will correspond with...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Regarding Transferring Rosebud Students to Non-Reservation Schools
September 14, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a conversation he had with the Superintendent of the Rosebud Boarding School about transferring pupils from Rosebud to non-reservation schools and the Agent's opposition. Pratt recommends the Office request a report on the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application of Siceni Nori for Position in the Indian Service
September 16, 1899 - October 26, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the application of Siceni Nori for a position in the Indian Service as a bookkeeper or clerk along with a letter of recommendation from the head of the Stewart Business College.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Changes in Various Salaries in 1899
September 18, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt requests changes in the salaries of the Band Manager, Assistant Printer, and to add two students as Assistant Printers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Rose Duverney
September 19-20, 1899

Richard H. Pratt recommends that graudate Rose Duverney (known at the school as Rose DuVernay) be appointed as an assistant matron, seamstress, or cook in the Indian Service.  Pratt forwards Duverney's application along with a reference from matron M. E. Campbell.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Enrollment of Phoebe Doxtator
September 21, 1899 - September 30, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards correspondence regarding claims by Henry Doxtator that his daughter Phoebe was enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School without her parents consent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1900
September 23, 1899

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a "Supplemental" Estimate of Funds form for $5,731.94 to purchase building materials and livestock.  

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hugg Responds to Pratt's Dismissal of Transfer of Students from Lincoln
September 25, 1899 - September 26, 1899

William Hugg encloses a letter from Richard Henry Pratt turning down the request to transfer four students from the Lincoln Institute to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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