William A. Mercer requests instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding signing his property papers at the Uintah and Ouray Agency as he needed to leave before his successor could sign the papers.
Uintah & Ouray Agency
W. A. Mercer notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he needs to return to the Uinta and Ouray Agency to provide further instructions to his successor.
William A. Mercer forwards the preliminary property returns for the Uintah & Ouray Agency completed by his successor Captain C. G. Hall. Mercer notes that he will make a supplemental return and complete the transfer when he returns to the agency.
William A. Mercer reports to the Office of Indian Affairs that he has returned from his trip to the Uintah and Ouray Agency to finish transferring Agency property to his successor.
William A. Mercer provides an explanation for why oats were purchased by the Uintah & Ouray Agency before the close of the 1904 fiscal year.
William A. Mercer forwards vouchers for traveling expenses for his trip from Carlisle, Pennsylvania to the Uintah & Ouray Agency. Mercer states the trip was in connection with the transfer of agency property and to instruct his successor.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry into his assistance in helping Maggie Mandrigan, a former student who had become pregnant, to travel to Oregon.
William A. Mercer responds to a request of the Ute Chiefs for Robert Ouray to serve as an interpreter for their upcoming trip to Washington by recommending another student Fred Mart.