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.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase extra material for graduation dresses' for the Senior Class.
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.
William A. Mercer requests a modification of the Deficiency Appropriation Act to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.
William A. Mercer renews his request to employ a horse shoer a couple days a week until a blacksmith is appointed.
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.
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.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards assistant farmer William B. Gray's application for a 10-day annual leave of absence.
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...
Major W. A. Mercer forwards disciplinarian Edward H. Colegrove's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards boys' field agent Fred W. Canfield's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
William A. Mercer recommends Jackson Saunook or John Godfrey for the position of disciplinarian at the Rainy Mountain School in Oklahoma.
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...
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.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher and requests authority to pay for the debt incurred by him during travel.
J. R. Wise responds to the request of John Runsclose to change his name to John Runsdell.
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).
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.
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.