1904

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John A. Herr's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 17, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant carpenter John A. Herr's application for a 27-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Normast's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 17, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt forwards William Normast's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. Normast works as an instructor in tailoring. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Beckie L. Goodyear's Request for Leave of Absence
June 18, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant seamstress Beckie L. Goodyear's request for a 23-day leave of absence due to the illness and death of her mother.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Anastasia Achwack
June 22, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Anastasia Achwack. (Family have indicated that the proper spelling of her last name should be Ashouwak.) He further requests authority to pay for her burial.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Applications for Leave of Absence
June 23, 1904

Richard H. Pratt forwards applications of three employees for leave of absence: E. Corbett (assistant seamstress), Susan Zeamer (assistant seamstress), and Mary E. Lininger (seamstress). 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Two Requests to Attend Summer School
June 24, 1904

Superintendent Richard H. Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that if Emma A. Cutter and Jeannette L. Senseney cannot get immediate approval to attend their desired summer schools, they would like to make other arrangements.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cora B. Hawk's Summer School Coursework
June 27-28, 1904

Superintendent Richard H. Pratt forwards Cora B. Hawk's letter stating that she is taking three courses at summer school in Chicago: Primary Methods, Nature Study, and American History.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Complaint of Harwood Hall
June 27, 1904 - July 8, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to a complaint of Harwood Hall, Superintendent of the Riverside School, regarding correspondence between Charles Lamar, Bandleader at Carlisle, and Riverside student John Morongo.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Addition of Two Days of Leave of Absence to Travel to St. Louis Institute
June 28, 1904

Superintendent Richard H. Pratt requests approval of two days leave to the five employees travelling to St. Louis to attend an "institute." Pratt adds that Carrie E. Weekley (matron) can no longer go on the trip.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, June 1904
June 30, 1904

Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in June 1904. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Exceeded Authority in Returning Students to their Homes
June 30, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School exceeded its authority for returning students to their homes by $1248.61. As a result Pratt requests authority to spend that sum in the last quarter of fiscal year 1904.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Drop Exchanged Instruments from Property Returns
June 30, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to drop from his property return three musical instruments which were exchanged for a concert flute and upright bass tuba. Pratt notes the exchange was necessary as the old instruments were not needed and the others were.

A note on the letter asks if...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, June 1904
June 30, 1904

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
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certificates of Attendance at Summer School
July 1 - September 21, 1904

Captain W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for fifteen employees: Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Minnie L. Ferree and Effie Moul (assistant matrons), Margaret O. Eckert (seamstress), Anne H. Stewart (sloyd teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), Jeannette L...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Assumes Command of the Carlisle Indian School
July 1, 1904

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has assumed command of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, June 1904
July 1904

S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on June 30, 1904.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Browntree Writes Against Pratt's Resignation
July 2, 1904 - August 31, 1904

F. W. Browntree writes the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the resignation of Richard Henry Pratt from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Turn Over Funds to Meet Contracts
July 2, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter directing him to deposit the unexpended balance of his funds for the fiscal year. Pratt notes various contracts regarding work to be done on buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Genus Baird's Leave of Absence Request
July 2-8, 1904

Superintendent W. A. Mercer returns assistant printer Genus E. Baird's corrected application for a 23-day leave of absence due to sickness. Included is an explanatory cover letter. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to Request to Release Charles King
July 6, 1904 - August 3, 1904

Edgar A. Allen responds to request of Charles King to be released from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bertha Canfield's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
July 6, 1904

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards seamstress Bertha Canfield's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Margaret Roberts's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
July 6, 1904

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards matron Margaret Roberts's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Instructions Regarding Signing Uintah and Ouray Agency Property Papers
July 7, 1904

William A. Mercer requests instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding signing his property papers at the Uintah and Ouray Agency as he needed to leave before his successor could sign the papers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Seeks Clarification on Private Fund of Students
July 7, 1904

William A. Mercer acknowledges receipt of two circulars regarding weigher's return be attached to vouchers as well as attaching a schedule to financial accounts. Mercer asks if the amendment applies to private funds of students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes and Appointments in School Employees, July 1904
July 9, 1904

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Charles Lamar). The reports include the position title and salary. Attached is an explanatory cover letter.

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

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