1903

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Application for Employment from Minerva Mitten
February 15-21, 1903

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Minerva Mitten (Cayuga), a member of Carlisle's Class of 1902, be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards Mitten's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Elizabeth Williams
February 16-21, 1903

Richard H. Pratt recommends that former Elizabeth Williams,be appointed as an assistant teacher or assistant matron in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards Williams's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.

Note: There were two students named...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on John Thomas and Ralph Ovieto
February 16, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides information on John Thomas and Ralph Ovieto to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides Information on Robert McArthur
February 16, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides information to the Office of Indian Affairs on Robert McArthur.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Resigns Position as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School
February 17, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his telegraph informing the Office of Indian Affairs of his retirement from active service with the War Department and therefore resigns as superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt suggests Assistant Superintendent Edgar A. Allen be given temporarily...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Telegram Resigning Position as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School
February 17, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs of his retirement from active service and resigns position as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, September 1902
February 18, 1903

Richard H. Pratt submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials and furnishings, light and fuel, miscellaneous expenses, new buildings and repairs, the value of subsistence raised by schools, and pay for regular and irregular employees...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Sophia American Horse
February 19-21, 1903

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Sophia American Horse, a member of Carlisle's Class of 1903, be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards American Horse's application to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses her in his cover letter.  Also, Pratt advises...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Embick Forwards Article and Urges Office to not Accept Pratt Resignation
February 21, 1903

Milton Addison Embick forwards an editorial arguing against the treatment of Richard Henry Pratt by the War Department and urges W. A. Jones to not accept his resignation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
MacFadden Urges Withdrawal of Pratt's Resignation
February 21, 1903

Rev. Robert A. MacFadden writes on behalf of New England Indian friends to urge the withdrawal of Richard Henry Pratt's resignation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation and Information for Joseph Ruiz
February 23, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt provides information and a recommendation for Joseph Ruiz in his application for the position of gardener at the Truxton Canon School in Arizona.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Teller Requests Retention of Richard Henry Pratt as Superintendent
February 23, 1903

Colorado Senator Henry M. Teller urges the retention of Richard Henry Pratt as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, December 1902
February 24, 1903

Richard H. Pratt submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials and furnishings, light and fuel, miscellaneous expenses, new buildings and repairs, the value of subsistence raised by schools and issued to pupils, and pay for regular and...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mary E. Lininger's Application for Leave of Absence
February 25, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Assistant Seamstress Mary E. Lininger's request for a 30-day leave of absence without pay because of sickness in her family. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of William A. Mercer, Superintendent
February 25, 1903 - March 27, 1909

Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Resignation, February 1903
February 26, 1903

Colonel Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (James Miller) and those who have started at the school (Joseph Hummingbird). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. Miller's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Joseph Ruiz Declines Position in Indian Service
February 28, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Joseph Ruiz declines the position offered to him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Mary Ladouceur
February 28, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request to return Mary Ladouceur to her home at the request of her father.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, February 1903
February 28, 1903

Colonel Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during February 1903. 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
Pratt Withdraws Resignation as Superintendent
March 2, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt withdraws his resignation as Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to Student Complaints Against Disciplinarian
March 5, 1903

Edgar A. Allen responds to the complaints of John Susep and J. Frederick Nicholar against disciplinarian W. G. Thompson.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Requests Promotion to the Superintendent of Carlisle
March 6, 1903

Edgar A. Allen requests to be promoted to the position of Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School as a result of the resignation of Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Death of George Bears Arm
March 7, 1903

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of George Bears Arm and requests authority to pay the vouchers associated with his treatment and bringing him back from Philadelphia.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oath of Office for Sophia Americanhorse
March 10-11, 1903

Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen submits oath of office from newly appointed employee, Sophia Americanhorse. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Sophia American Horse Accepting Position in Indian Service
March 10, 1903

Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Sophia American Horse (here Sophia Americanhorse) accepts the position of assistant matron at the school in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

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

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