1907

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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
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
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides List of Graduates for Indian Service Positions
January 3, 1906

William A. Mercer provides a list of former Carlisle Indian School graduates who could fill seamstress or assistant matron positions in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military
April 9, 1906 - December 19, 1907

Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Calvary. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, May 1906
May 1, 1906

W. A. Mercer 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, 1907.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1907
August 1906

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1907 amounting to $1,134.85 for returning students to their homes in Alaska.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1907
October 10, 1906

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1907 amounting to $77.30 for transportation of Alaskan student to their home. An explanatory cover letter is attached.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1907
October 16, 1906

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $107.98 to return Indian pupils to their homes in Alaska.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1907
November 7, 1906

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $41,341.80 for support of the school, of which $13,950.00 is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1907
December 11, 1906

W. A. Mercer submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for the second quarter of 1907 for returning students to their home in Alaska. The amount of estimate is missing.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Appeals Decision of Auditor Relative to Proceeds of Harness Sale
December 12, 1906 - January 15, 1907

William A. Mercer appeals through the Office of Indian Affairs the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department not to credit the Carlisle Indian School with the proceeds of harness sold to the Blackfeet Agency in the following fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Return Willis Peconga
December 20, 1906 - March 23, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to the request of the parents of Willis Peconga for his return.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1906
January 1907

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1906.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, January 1907
January 8, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of 30 record of employees forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Modifying Legislation to Return All Alaskan Students
January 14, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards a letter he sent to Sheldon Jackson where he recommends modifying legislation to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss Wallace Tyndall
January 14, 1907

William A. Mercer reports the dismissal of Wallace Tyndall and requests approval of his action.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Staff to Visit Tuskegee and Hampton
January 14, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to have Kate S. Bowersox and W. G. Thompson travel to the Hampton Institute and the Tuskegee Institute to learn from their teaching methods.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Extra Material for Graduation Dresses for Class of 1906
January 17, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase extra material for graduation dresses' for the Senior Class.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Affidavit of Accounts of Runaway Students
January 24, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards affidavit listing the names of students who ran away from the Carlisle Indian School and whose funds were paid out to them or transferred to the Emergency Fund from October 1, 1907 to December 31, 1907.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Requests Modification to Allow for Return of Alaskan Students
January 24, 1907

William A. Mercer requests a modification of the Deficiency Appropriation Act to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William B. Gray's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
January 25, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer forwards assistant farmer William B. Gray's application for a 10-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward H. Colegrove's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
February 1, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer forwards disciplinarian Edward H. Colegrove's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred W. Canfield's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
February 1, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer forwards boys' field agent Fred W. Canfield's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence. 

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

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