1907

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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
Mercer Renews Request for Continued Employment of Horse Shoer
January 24, 1907

William A. Mercer renews his request to employ a horse shoer a couple days a week until a blacksmith is appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry Gordon Submits Resignation as Tinner at Carlisle
January 25, 1907

Henry Gordon submits his resignation as the tinner at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Farrier's Service in the Second Quarter of FY 1907
January 25, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards voucher and bill of farrier's service due to the inability of the blacksmith to handle the feet of the horses. Mercer requests authority to pay for the service.

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
Wise Provides Information Related to the Jamestown Exposition
January 28, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Jamestown Exposition. Wise provides a list of articles to be provided by the Carlisle Indian School as well as building the exhibition cases. In addition, Wise states that the Johnston photographs can be used along with...

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
Mercer Requests Forms for Proposed Bids to Carlisle be Forwarded
February 1, 1907 - February 4, 1907

William A. Mercer requests forms for posters printed requesting bids for the new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School to be forwarded to him.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, February 1907
February 1, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative 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
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, February 1907
February 2, 1907

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Abe Colonohaski) and employees who have left the school (Frederick Barthel and Henry Gordon). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Bill of CVRR for Travel of Robert Ouray and Fred Mart
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards the bill of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Co. covering the tickets of Fred Mart and Robert Ouray to Washington D.C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Proposed Rules for Overseeing Student Funds
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards proposed rules for the oversight of individual student bank accounts at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer provides justification for making amendments to the Office's rules and informs them that he has transferred the student's funds from the Girard Trust Co. to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office Materials for Jamestown Exposition Forwarded
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded by separate mail papers consisting of papers from the academic department along with items from Angel De Cora's Indian Art Department.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Jackson Saunook or John Godfrey for Position
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer recommends Jackson Saunook or John Godfrey for the position of disciplinarian at the Rainy Mountain School in Oklahoma.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Superintendent Oversee Hospital Construction
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer requests that the Superintendent of Carlisle Indian School be made the superintendent of construction for the new hospital construction. Mercer notes that the school has carpenters and other tradesman to complete the construction. He further requests the contracts be sent out...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment of Allen S. Berry be Withdrawn
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the appointment of Allen S. Berry as assistant carpenter be withdrawn by the Office of Indian Affairs. Mercer notes that the carpentry work is being done and there is no need for the position for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Pay for Travel Expenses
February 4, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards voucher and requests authority to pay for the debt incurred by him during travel.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of John Runsclose to Change Name
February 4, 1907 - February 14, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to the request of John Runsclose to change his name to John Runsdell.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Five Reports on Leave of Absence
February 6, 1907

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards five reports on leave of absence taken by several employees: Mary D. Maddren (assistant matron), John A. Herr (carpenter),  Charles H. Carns (painter), Norman H. Justus (farmer) and Mae Justus (housekeeper), and John F. Mackey (clerk).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jackson Saunook Accepts Position at Rainey Mountain School
February 7, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Jackson Saunook (here Jackson Saunooke) has accepted the position of disciplinarian at the Rainey Mountain School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Patrick Miguel for Fort Shaw Position
February 7, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that George Balenti left for Oklahoma and had decided not to enter the Indian Service. Mercer instead recommends Patrick Miguel for the position of disciplinarian at the Fort Shaw School.

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

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