William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding various employee changes including the promotion of Lydia E. Kaup and Lydia M. Johnston as well as the appointment of Charles N. Willard. C. F. Larrabee responds by approving the recommendations requested by Mercer and suggesting the transfer of Emma C. Lovewell as…
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William A. Mercer requests the salary of the Boys Outing Agent be reduced to $800 following the promotion of James E. Henderson due to his lack of experience. Following his request C. F. Larrabee recommends the change to the Secretary of the Interior.
William A. Mercer recommends Zoa Hardin for the position of assistant matron at $300 at the Kickapoo School. Correspondence from the Office of Indian Affairs follows informing Hardin, Mercer, and the Superintendent of the Kickapoo School that Hardin has been appointed.
William A. Mercer requests an increase in the salary of George L. Gottwerth as a fireman. Mercer states that the other fireman positions will not require increases due to his plan to use unmarried men and Indians. The Office of Indian Affairs forwards the request to the Secretary of the Interior.
This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of John Waterman.
These materials include correspondence regarding the transfer of twenty-five students from the Fort Lapwai Training School to the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence, legal documents, and an Executive Order regarding the appointment of William Stimpel as Disciplinarian for the Large Boys Quarters of the Carlisle Indian School. The position had been temporarily filled by numerous teachers and recent graduates without satisfaction, so Stimple was requested by…
This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of Nicodemus Billy.
These materials include correspondence regarding a teacher vacancy at the Carlisle Indian School. The position was filled temporarily by recent Carlisle graduate Edith Bartlett, until the application of Clara M. Ellis was received. Ellis, the daughter of the former Chief Clerk of the Office of Indian Affairs, was offered the position at…
Contractor and Builder Harry G. Brown requests the final payment from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for building the brick hospital at the Carlisle Indian School.
Acting Commissioner C. F. Larrabee informs Brown that he hasn't received payment yet because Brown finished the project late. Larrabee needs to ask the Superintendent how…
C. F. Larrabee informs William H. H. Austin that he has been appointed Assistant Carpenter at the Carlisle Indian School. Austin will be paid a salary of $720 per year.
These materials include correspondence and government documents regarding a complaint by Robert Charboneau that his daughter, Frances Charboneau, was taken to the Carlisle Indian School without his consent. Frances was returned to her home in Fort Totten, North Dakota after an inquiry into her enrollment showed that Robert Charboneau did not…
This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made from Two Moons stating that his son was taken to the Carlisle School without his consent. This also includes a list of additional students who were taken to the school without parental consent.
Two Moons also complains that his son, George Two Moons, was ill and died…
These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Joseph Mills to enroll at the Riverside Indian School in California after returning from Carlisle. The request was denied on account of Mills' health and a desire to have students remain at one Government School for the entirety of their academic training.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent William A. Mercer requests to sell 30 hogs and 20 calves in the open market and to kill 40 hogs for the students to eat. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee grants permission for all three requests.
These materials include correspondence regarding Carlisle student Elsie Valley's desire for employment as a laundress or assistant laundress in the Indian Service. She was appointed as Laundress at the Kaw Indian School of Oklahoma.
Contractor and Builder Harry G. Brown writes to Acting Commissioner C. F. Larrabee about the construction of the new hospital. He specifically provides dates of construction and discusses the decision to switch the foundation from brick to stone.
Civil Service Commissioner Henry F. Greene asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to provide the date for when Assistant Laundress Minerva Shultz started working at Carlisle. Acting Commissioner C. F. Larrabee informs Greene that Shultz is a temporary Assistant Laundress making $360 a year and that she started July 8, 1907.
Carlisle Indian School Principal Teacher John Whitwell forwards a pamphlet that provides an overview of a new agriculture class to Superintendent William A. Mercer. Mercer forwards it to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee, who tentatively approves the course. The pamphlet, "Outline of Course in Agriculture, Indian Industrial…
These materials include correspondence regarding the return of a student from the Old Town Indian Reservation in Maine. Carlisle's superintendent initially denied the request, before the Office of Indian Affairs determined that the school should not focus on educating students who were not under the care of the Office.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent William A. Mercer informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee that teacher Sarah E. Gedney is transferring to be a clerk in the Forestry Service, and Mercer requests to hire an unmarried female teacher to replace Gedney.
Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs informs Mercer that he will try…
Attorney at Law W. H. Powell thanks Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee and informs him that he will be communicating with the Carlisle Indian School Superintendent.
These materials include two appointment orders for employment vacancies at Carlisle. Alice A. Van Deman was appointed as Assistant Matron, and William C. Terry was appointed as Teacher in Mechanical Drawing.
These materials include correspondence and certification records regarding William C. Terry's refusal to accept a position as Teacher of Mechanical Drawing at the Carlisle Indian School.
These materials include correspondence and an appointment form regarding Henderson Long's declination of his appointment as fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. Long declined his position after learning that the price of employee boarding at the school was too high for him to afford on the allotted salary.