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Alex Washington's Request To Serve In The Army

This material includes correspondence between Alex Washington and Commisioner Cato Sells concerning Washington's desire to transfer his employment to the ship-building plant at Hog Island, Pennsylvania.  

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Andrew Cuellar's Return to Carlisle from the Army

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning the return of Andrew Cuellar to Carlisle after attempted enlistment in the Army.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointment of William Stimpel as Disciplinarian

These materials include correspondence, legal documents, and an Executive Order regarding the appointment of William Stimpel as Disciplinarian for the Large Boys Quarters of the Carlisle Indian School. The position had been temporarily filled by numerous teachers and recent graduates without...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Discharge of Edward Thorpe From The Navy

This material includes correspondence between Edward P. Thorpe and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit concerning Thorpe's desire to be formally discharged from the Navy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft Eligibility for Luther H. Jacobs

This material includes correspondence between Luther H. Jacobs and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning Jacobs's eligibility to enter the army draft. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft of Henry Ingalls McClellan

This material includes correspondence between Sadie Ingalls Feder and Assistant Commisioner E. B. Merritt concerning former student Henry Ingalls McClellan and his desire to be drafted to the Army. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Draft Registration for George W. Cushing

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning the draft registration of George W. Cushing, a student from Alaska. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eligibility of George W. Tibbetts for Minnesota Soldiers' Bonus Act

These materials include correspondence and a pamphlet regarding George W. Tibbetts' eligibility for coverage under Minnesota's Soldiers' Bonus Act. Minnesota's Attorney General ruled that, because Tibbetts had initially claimed exemption from drafted military service on the grounds that he was...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frederick Walker's Request To Be Released From The Navy

This document contains correspondence between Lyman B. Madison and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Frederick Walker's request to discharge from the Navy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Navy Enlistments 1917

This material includes correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. B. Merritt concerning students wishing to enlist in the Navy. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ned Wilnota's Discharge From The US Navy

This material includes correspondence between Ned Wilnota and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Wilnota's request to be discharged from the Navy.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Suitability of Carlisle Indian School as a Military School

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding the suitability of turning the Carlisle Indian School into a military school. At the request of John H. Stephens, Chairman of the House Committee on Indian Affairs, the Secretaries of War and the Interior arranged to have Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Selection of Andrew Cuellar for Special Work in Military Intelligence

These materials include correspondence between Superintendent John Francis Jr. and Colonel R. H. Van Deman concerning student Andrew Cuellar, and his selection for special work in the Military Intelligence Branch during the First World War. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Suggested Use of Carlisle Indian School as Military Post

These materials include correspondence regarding a suggestion by local Carlisle resident Irvin Mahon that the Carlisle Indian School be returned to use as a regular military post during the First World War. This suggestion is rejected by Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wesley Aaron's Discharge From The Navy

This document contains correspondence between Wesley Aaron and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merritt concerning Aaron's desire to leave the Navy. 

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