William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $125 in the purchase of nursery stock in the open market. Mercer states that he plans on planting an orchard consisting of various fruit trees along with currants and grapes to go with the agriculture training.
Request to Purchase Nursery Stock for Orchard
October 6, 1904
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 2620, 1904-#69582