Mercer, William A.

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Request to Pay Henderson Farm Rent for the 1905 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1904

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 to continue renting the Henderson Tract for the 1905 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Academic Supplies for 1905 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1904

Request for the purchase of academic supplies for the Carlisle Indian School by William A. Mercer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Stamps and Cover Burial Expenses
July 9, 1904

Request by William A. Mercer to purchase on the open market postage stamps for student letters and burial expenses in case of student deaths during the year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, July 1904
July 9, 1904

W. A. Mercer requests 3 desk letter baskets used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jeannette L. Senseney's Approved Request to Attend Summer School
July 11, 1904

Captain W. A. Mercer forwards and approves Instrumental Music Teacher Jeannette L. Senseney's request to attend summer school at the Harrisburg Conservatory of Music

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Authorization for use of Irregular Carpenter Services
July 11, 1904 - November 7, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the use of irregular carpenter services. Mercer provides the Office with the original request along with the authority granting the request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Change in Accounting of Individual Student Money
July 11, 1904

William A. Mercer proposes changing the the accounting of individual student money due to the large amount of small transactions. Mercer requests clarification on what is needed for Superintendents and what constitutes proper vouchers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie V. Robertson's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
July 11, 1904

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards clerk Nellie V. Robertson's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Extend Oella C. Munch's Leave of Absence
July 11, 1904

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards Oella C. Munch's request for an additional 7-day unpaid leave of absence because of illness in her family. Munch works as an assistant matron. An explanatory cover letter is included. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances A. Veitch's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
July 12, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards assistant matron Frances A. Veitch's application for a 7-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Notifies Office of Need to Return to Old Agency
July 12, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Charles Lamar to be Given Appointment as Band Leader
July 13, 1904

William A. Mercer requests that with Charles Lamar having been certified that he be given a probationary appointment as band leader.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Preliminary Property Returns for Uintah & Ouray Agency
July 14, 1904 - July 25, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Extended Leave of Absence for Emma A. Cutter
July14, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards senior teacher Emma A. Cutter's request for an additional 11-day unpaid leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Criticism of Office Related to Closing Pratt's Accounts
July 15, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to criticism of the Office of Indian Affairs for a letter signed by Edgar A. Allen related to the closing of Richard Henry Pratt's accounts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information on how to Return Alaskan Students Home
July 16, 1904

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs inform him how to pay expenses involved to returning students from Alaska to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Resubmits Voucher for Transportation for the Uintah & Ouray Agency
July 23, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter returning voucher for $8 for transportation expenses at the Uintah & Ouray Agency for May 26, 1903. Mercer resubmits the voucher with the requests that the preliminary special authority be granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1905
July 23, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1905 amounting to $4,906.80 to pay for stokers, water pipes, and building supplies. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
E. H. Colegrove's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
July 25, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards teacher E. H. Colegrove's application for a 16-day annual leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to a Request to Return Shelah Guthrie
July 26, 1904 - September 1, 1904

Edgar A. Allen responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request for the return of Shelah Guthrie.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Complaint of Joseph C. Hart
July 26, 1904 - December 6, 1904

Correspondence regarding the complaint of Joseph C. Hart, Superintendent of the Oneida Indian School, regarding the recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School without his consent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Jeannette L. Senseney's Request to Attend Summer School
July 28, 1904

Captain William A. Mercer calls attention to Instrumental Music teacher Jeannette L. Senseney's request to attend summer school. Mercer states that he recommended her request be approved but has not heard back from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Revised Contract with Local Water Company
July 28, 1904

William A. Mercer submits a revised contract between the Carlisle Indian School and the Carlisle Gas & Water Company of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Mercer outlines the revised contract locks in the price for ten years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Submits Plans and Specifications for Addition to Small Boys Dorm
July 29, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards the plans and specifications for adding a third story to the small boys dormitory and revises the estimate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, July 1904
July 30 - November 14, 1904

Major W. A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in July 1904. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...

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

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