1905

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Estimates and Plans for New Hospital Building
May 9, 1905 - May 12, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Financial Accounts of Kickapoo Students
January 23, 1900 - April 8, 1907

Four financial accounts of members of the Kickapoo Nation showing deposits while at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents
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
Requisition for Stationery, April 1904
April 6, 1904

Captain 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, 1905.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1905
July 9, 1904

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1905 amounting to $74,963.20 for support of the school, $13,712.50 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1905
July 23, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1905 amounting to $4,906.80 to pay for stokers, water pipes, and building supplies. An explanatory cover letter is included

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Reenroll Murphy Tarby
October 10, 1904 - April 26, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an inquiry to reenroll Murphy Tarby at the Carlisle Indian School in order for Tarby to attend the Dickinson Preparatory School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for S. L. Diven to Provide Medical Services
October 24, 1904 - July 31, 1905

Contract between William A. Mercer and S. L. Diven for the latter to provide medical services at the Carlisle Indian School during the remainder of the 1905 fiscal year.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1905
October 26, 1904

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1905 amounting to $19,651.06 for support of the school, $13,815.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reports on Five Leaves of Absence
January 4, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards reports on leave of absences taken by several employees: W. B. Beitzel (clerk), S. J. Nori (clerk), Emma G. Sky (assistant clerk), George Foulk (teamster), and Oella C. Munch (assistant matron).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
W. C. Smith Requests to Enroll His Sons at Carlisle in 1905
January 4, 1905

W. C. Smith inquires about enrolling his two sons at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Physician
January 16, 1905

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, complies a report that indicates that there is one case of epilepsy, two cases of scoliosis, and three cases of tuberculosis at the school.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss Two Students
January 12, 1905

William A. Mercer requests his action in dismissing William White and Josephine Williams be approved by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1904
January 14, 1905

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1904.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on W. A. Mercer's Leave of Absence
January 14, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer (superintendent) forwards a report on his own leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1905
January 28, 1905

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1905 amounting to $17,017.20 for support of the school, $13,260 of which is for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
C. M Stauffer's Request for Leave of Absence
January 31, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards music teacher C. M. Stauffer's application for an 11-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Treatment of Katherine Ransom on Outing
February 1, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for payment covering the treatment of Katherine Ransom (here Katie Ransom) while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School
February 2, 1905 - February 8, 1905

Report of W. G. Thompson on the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School providing information asked by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Treatment of Seven Students on Outing
February 4, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for the treatment of seven students on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Case for Retaining Tinsmith Position
February 8, 1905

William A. Mercer provides justification at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs for keeping the position of tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Stacy Matlack's Request for Leave of Absence
February 9, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards Stacy Matlack's application for a 20-day leave of absence. Matlack works as an assistant disciplinarian. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Estate of James Wolf
February 9, 1905

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding the amount paid to W. C. Kohlenberg, Superintendent of the Sac and Fox school, from the estate of James Wolf.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Recommendation for Rosa La Forge
February 11, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the employment of Rosa La Forge who temporarily filled a position at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer recommends that she be given a similar position in the Indian Service if available.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Offer for Five Chiefs to Participate in 1905 Inaugural Parade
February 11, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards letter from C. Cole regarding James Bigheart and four other Chiefs who could participate in the inaugural parade.

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

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