Mercer, William A.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 to continue renting the Henderson Tract for the 1905 fiscal year.
Request for the purchase of academic supplies for the Carlisle Indian School by William A. Mercer.
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.
W. A. Mercer requests 3 desk letter baskets used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
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
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.
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.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards clerk Nellie V. Robertson's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
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.
W. A. Mercer forwards assistant matron Frances A. Veitch's application for a 7-day annual leave of absence.
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 requests that with Charles Lamar having been certified that he be given a probationary appointment as band leader.
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.
W. A. Mercer forwards senior teacher Emma A. Cutter's request for an additional 11-day unpaid leave of absence.
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.
William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs inform him how to pay expenses involved to returning students from Alaska to their homes.
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.
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.
W. A. Mercer forwards teacher E. H. Colegrove's application for a 16-day annual leave of absence.
Edgar A. Allen responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request for the return of Shelah Guthrie.
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.
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.
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.
William A. Mercer forwards the plans and specifications for adding a third story to the small boys dormitory and revises the estimate.
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...