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Response to Claims that John Miller Enrolled at Carlisle Fraudulently
May 19, 1898 - August 11, 1904

Response by Edgar A. Allen to claims by an anonymous individual alleging that John Miller (also addressed as William Miller) used fraud to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Also included are legal affidavits by Miller and John Pulcifer claiming their innocence.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Discusses Filling Vacant Teaching Positions
September 8, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School has opened for the school year with three vacant teaching positions. Mercer reports on the temporary assignments to fill the work, including temporarily employing former student Sarah Williams.  He...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edith Bartlett Requests New Agent for Fort Hall Agency
September 17, 1905 - September 25, 1905

The Commissioner forwards a letter from former student Edith Bartlett in which she requests a new U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Hall Agency based on her observations over the summer. William A. Mercer was asked how much credence should be placed on her request, and he responds by providing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Justification for Temporary Employment of Sarah Williams
October 11, 1905

William A. Mercer addresses the concern that Sarah Williams cannot be temporarily employed as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School if she is still enrolled as a student. Mercer notes that she has been dropped from the student rolls. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Susie Rayos Requests to Take Exam to Enter Indian Service
June 25, 1906 - June 28, 1906

Susie Rayos requests to take the required examinations to enter the Indian Service. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with additional information about Rayos.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Susie Rayos be Given Appointment as Teacher
August 22, 1906

William A. Mercer recommends that Susie Rayos be given an appointment as a teacher in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Have Susie Rayos Appointed as a Teacher
September 3, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to have Susie Rayos, a former Carlisle Student, as a teacher rather than have a white teacher appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher Covering Treatment of Edith Bartlett
December 8, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards voucher covering surgery for Edith Bartlett.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides List of Graduates for Indian Service Positions
January 3, 1907

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
Nellie Cox Teacher Examination
June 17, 1908 - July 24, 1908

This material includes information regarding Nellie Cox and her noncompetitive teacher examination upon graduating from the Bloomsburg State Normal School. Includes the results of the examination.

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