Larrabee, C. F.

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William A. Mercer Requests to be Reinstated into Indian Service
July 15, 1902

William A. Mercer requests of the Commissioner of the Indian Service to be reinstated in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Education Circular 120 with Location and Railroad Information
April 11, 1905

J. R. Wise replies to Education Circular 120 from C. F. Larrabee with the correct location, post-office and telegraphic addresses, and the nearest railroad station. Wise provides a breakdown of the usual routes for passenger and freight routes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
P&R Railway Returns Letter Concerning Lack of Blank Certificate
April 22, 1905 - April 25, 1905

George Zeigler, Comptroller of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company, returns a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the lack of a blank to certify the rates charged were current and the lowest charged to the public for the same service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Difficulties in Using Student Labor to Build New Hospital Building
July 6, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to a letter from C. F. Larrabee regarding the Comptroller's decision on the use of funds to build a new hospital building. Mercer lays out the difficulties in using student labor and provides further details to the Office.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances Veitch Requests Transfer to Different Department as a Clerk
July 12, 1905 - July 14, 1905

Frances A. Veitch requests from the Office of Indian Affairs if she is eligible for a transfer to another department under the Secretary of the Interior as a clerk. William A. Mercer provides further information on Veitch's request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances A. Veitch Requests Transfer to Seamstress Position
July 24, 1905 - July 25, 1905

Frances A. Veitch requests transfer in to another school as a seamstress before taking the clerk's examination. William A. Mercer forwards the letter along with his recommendation that her request be granted. He further states that he will provide a recommendation for her replacement in a later...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Action be Taken in Transferring John Mackey to Carlisle
July 25, 1905

William A. Mercer requests action on his request to have John F. Mackey transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from his position at the Omaha Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from John H. Londroche
November 6-15, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise recommends that John H. Londroche, a member of Carlisle's Class of 1903, be appointed as a disciplinarian in the Indian Service. Wise forwards Londroche's application and references to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and endorses him in his cover letter.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Clarke Declines Appointment as Fireman
December 12, 1905 - December 16, 1905

Thomas Clarke declines the position of fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. J. R. Wise forwards the letter along with the appointment letter to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Corrected Railroad Information Returned for Route Book
March 15, 1906

William A. Mercer corrects and returns information for the Route Book of the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military
April 9, 1906 - December 19, 1907

Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Cavalry. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Submits Provision for Cavalry Instruction at Carlisle
April 9, 1906 - October 1, 1906

Correspondence regarding William A. Mercer's proposed plan to have a Cavalry troop at the Carlisle Indian School as well as the proposed legislation in both the Indian Appropriation Bill and Army Bill.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Indian Affairs Memos Discussing Plan to Train Students for Cavalry Service
May 3, 1906

Office of Indian Affairs memos regarding discussion on a plan of William A. Mercer sent to the War Department for having the Carlisle Indian School prepare students for the U.S. Cavalry service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Eva and Ellen Simons
July 13, 1906 - July 30, 1906

Correspondence related to the request of Arthur A. Heald, Superintendent of the Public Schools of the Town of Wareham, to enroll Eva and Ellen Simons at the Hampton School or the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request for Information on John Archuleta
August 16, 1906 - August 23, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Carlisle Indian School student John Archuleta for a position in the Indian Service as a shoe and harness maker.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Two Reports on Leave of Absence
October 12-22, 1906

Acting Commissoiner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee forwards reports reports on leaves of absence taken by two employees, John F. McKey (clerk) and Cora B. Hawk (teacher), from 1903-1906. due to sickness. Mercer also forwards physician's certificates verifying employees' illness. Included is an...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Proposed Cavalry Training Plan
October 16, 1906 - October 30, 1906

Correspondence between the Interior and War Department regarding the proposed plan of William A. Mercer for developing a course of training at the Carlisle Indian School to prepare students for the U.S. Cavalry.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Filling Cook Vacancy at Southern Ute Agency
November 17, 1906 - November 19, 1906

Correspondence regarding the cook vacancy at the Southern Ute School and the possibility of Ella Beck or Louisa French filling the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Appeals Decision of Auditor Relative to Proceeds of Harness Sale
December 12, 1906 - January 15, 1907

William A. Mercer appeals through the Office of Indian Affairs the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department not to credit the Carlisle Indian School with the proceeds of harness sold to the Blackfeet Agency in the following fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Fred Mart as an Interpreter for the Uintah and Ouray Agency
December 22, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to a request of the Ute Chiefs for Robert Ouray to serve as an interpreter by recommending another student Fred Mart.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Forms for Proposed Bids to Carlisle be Forwarded
February 1, 1907 - February 4, 1907

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.

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 Responds to Unaccounted Funds Under His Supervision
March 1, 1907 - March 11, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to the report of W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, regarding unaccounted funds. Mercer states that the nature of the Athletic Funds means they should not be run through the Indian Office and he is willing to resign his position if it means complying with...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Lost Jamestown Exposition Shipment and Reimbursement
May 30, 1907 - July 1, 1907

William A. Mercer follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs regarding progress on locating the freight shipment sent to the Jamestown Exposition. Included is correspondence regarding how the shipment was lost and obtaining compensation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Complaints of Ella G. Hill
June 4, 1907 - July 8, 1907

Correspondence regarding complaints of Ella G. Hill, Laundry Manager, against William A. Mercer and Mrs. Saxon, the head matron of the small boys quarters in addition to her transfer at a reduced salary to a Western School.

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

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