1907

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Mercer Forwards Voucher for Treatment of Eugene Funmaker
February 8, 1907

William A. Mercer submits a voucher for the treatment of Eugene Funmaker and requests authority to pay the bill.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reason for Delay in Sending 1908 Fiscal Year Estimates
February 9, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards explanations from the Assistant Superintendent, Financial Clerks, and Quartermaster as to the delay in sending the annual estimate for the 1908 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, February 1907
February 11, 1907

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have changed positions (Elsa A. Mayham). The report include position title and salary.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1907
February 11, 1907

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1907 amounting to $25,465.83 for support of the school, returning students home to Alaska, and moneys proceeds of labor, $14,000.00 of which is for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Cement Block Production Operation
February 11, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that no bids were received for cement blocks, lintels, sills, etc. As a result, Mercer requests to purchase the entire block-making outfit along with materials to make the blocks on the school grounds. By producing the blocks at the School...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests New Outing Record Book
February 12, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the U.S. Government Printing Office produce an outing record book consistent with prior record books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal for Establishing a Teacher of Agriculture
February 12, 1907

William A. Mercer proposes eliminating the position of assistant farmer and replacing it with a teacher of agriculture. Mercer goes on to provide his reasons for making such a move highlighting the experience of the Tuskegee and Hampton Institutes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Amos Thomas' Money
February 12, 1907 - February 23, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to the inquiry of David R. Hill regarding the Carlisle Indian School forfeiting the financial account of Amos Thomas.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office of Arthur Sutton's Interest in Disciplinarian Position
February 13, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Arthur Elliot Sutton desires a position as a disciplinarian after he graduates.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Charles Dillon to Reenter the Indian Service
February 13, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Charles C. Dillon for reinstatement into the Indian Service. Mercer notes that he can recommend Dillon as a blacksmith but that there is no open position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request of Elizabeth Sloan to be Reinstated at Carlisle
February 13, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Elizabeth Sloan to be reinstated to the Indian Service. Mercer notes that he has forwarded the Office the resignation of Mary D. Maddren as assistant matron and written Sloan regarding filling the position...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Update on Design of Jamestown Exposition Exhibit
February 14, 1907

J. R. Wise provides further information to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the design of Indian Office exhibit at the Jamestown Exposition. Wise also encloses a frieze designed by Angel De Cora for the walls of the exhibit and asks for the Office to procure burlap for the walls.

Format: Engravings and Illustrations, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Additional Receipts of Individual Student Accounts
February 16, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards additional receipts for accounts of individual students of individual Indian moneys not included in cash papers previously sent. Also included are receipts for disbursements from the emergency account as well as documenting other emergency account disbursements for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Letter Requesting Abolishing One Assistant Farmer Position
February 19, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding abolishing one of the assistant farmer positions in order to authorize the position of instructor of agriculture. Wise notes that the position to be abolished is currently temporary filled by C. W. Leib of Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Clarissa Winnie
February 20, 1907

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Clarissa Winnie of acute general tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Olive Reports on Unaccounted Funds and Warner's Car
February 20, 1907

W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, reports on various unaccounted funds that William A. Mercer has failed to take up in his accounts. Olive further goes on to report the repair of Glenn "Pop" Warner's automobile in the school paint shop.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Olive Requests Instructions for Investigation at Carlisle
February 20, 1907

W. S. Olive, Special Indian Agent, requests instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding whether he should remain at Carlisle during William A. Mercer's absence before taking up the matter of individual Indian money.

A separate note from C. F. Larrabee asks if Mercer is on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Pay for Expenses Incurred in Return of Runaway Students
February 21, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay expenses incurred in returning runaway students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for January 1907
February 21, 1907

Monthly report of the Carlisle Indian School for the month of January 1907.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Scott J. Porter Submits Resignation as Fireman at Carlisle
February 21, 1907 - February 22, 1907

Scott J. Porter submits his resignation as fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. J. R. Wise forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, February 1907
February 23-28, 1907

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (William C. Shambaugh and Ella F. White) and those who have left the school (Mabel Weakley, Scott J. Porter, C. W. Leib, and Mary D. Maddren). The reports include position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure....

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward H. Colegrove's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
February 25, 1907

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards Edward H. Colegrove's application for a 3-day annual leave of absence. Colegrove works as a disciplinarian. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Approve Cancellation of Lease for the Alexander Farm
February 26, 1907

J. R. Wise forwards the lease of the Alexander Tract to the Office of Indian Affairs along with the request that its cancellation be approved. Wise provides the reasons for why the land is no longer needed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed Rules for Overseeing Individual Student Bank Accounts
February 28, 1907

W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, submits proposed rules for overseeing the individual student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian Schools.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Discontinuance of Employment of Flora Newman
March 1, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the probationary period of Flora M. Newman as assistant matron is coming to an end. Mercer notes that he cannot recommend her continuance as an employee and requests her services be discontinued at the end of her probationary period....

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

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