Response by Edgar A. Allen to claims by an anonymous individual alleging that John Miller (also addressed as William Miller) used fraud to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Also included are legal affidavits by Miller and John Pulcifer claiming their innocence.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that the rations at the Carlisle Indian School remain the same as they were in 1898 when previously given an exemption.
Four financial accounts of members of the Kickapoo Nation showing deposits while at the Carlisle Indian School.
Correspondence regarding the request for the return on Maggie Venne. Also included are materials related to the outing system at the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include a copy of the Outing Rules that were signed on March 20, 1903 by William Moon and S. Reading Bodine. Also included are nine receipts to Bodine for salary paid to Moon as well as a request from Moon for funds to make purchase.
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 School in 1903.
The file contains employment…
Richard H. Pratt requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1904.
Richard H. Pratt submits his request for positions and salaries for the upcoming fiscal year, compared agains the list of position for the current year. The list includes position titles, the number of employees for each position title, and salary. Pratt requests $52,050 for employee salaries in 1904, compared to $50,930 in 1903. Names of…
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1904 amounting to $67,887.75 for support of the school, $13,012.50 of which is for regular employee pay. An explanatory cover letter is attached.
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1904 amounting to $23,167.71 for support of the school, $13,012.50 of which is for regular employee pay.
William A. Mercer forwards copies of the contract with Dr. S. L. Diven for the 1904 fiscal year as well as the 1905 fiscal year beginning on July 1, 1904. Mercer also notes that he sent another note regarding an applicant for the position of resident physician.
Richard Henry Pratt provides his endorsement of a plan by John S. Spear, Superintendent of the Yuma School, to purchase a farm next to the school.
Souvenir song dedicated to Richard Henry Pratt by Carlisle Devotees. The song is sung to the tune of the Old Oaken Bucket.
S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1903.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from former student Alfred Blackbird requesting Pratt's assistance in exchanging land allotted to his family by the government.
Colonel Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1904. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.
Richard Henry Pratt forward a report on leave of absence for S. J. Nori. Nori works as a clerk.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to buy various vitrified china marked "Carlisle Indian School" for the school.
Edgar A. Allen submits list of books to add to the Carlisle Indian School library along with the lowest prices given by bidders.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter requesting the permanent appointment of John A. Herr as assistant carpenter.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the salary of Fannie Peter be increased to prevent her transfer to the Indian Office. Pratt notes that Peter is more valuable to the Indian Service at Carlisle than in Washington D.C.
Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1904 amounting to $23,321.38 for support of the school, $13,447.50 of which is for regular employee pay.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards Fannie I. Peter's letter withdrawing her request for a transfer to the Indian Office.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the intended resignation of Prudence Crosbie as dining room matron. Pratt notes that Crosbie's husband is currently the temporary appointed cook and notes that this arrangement has led to the best results. As a result, he requests that the positions vacated by the Crosbie's be filled…
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the amount of private donations to the Carlisle Indian School during the 1903 fiscal year.