Mercer, William A.

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Edgar Allen Requests to be Considered for Vacant Special Agent Position
August 10, 1904

Edgar A. Allen requests to be considered for the special agent vacancy created by the transfer of Mr. McNichol.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Mabel Stack
August 15, 1904

Notice of the death and burial of Mabel Stack of tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Reports Return to Carlisle from Old Agency
August 22, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1906 Financial Estimate
August 23, 1904

William A. Mercer provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the state of the Carlisle Indian School during the previous fiscal year. Mercer focuses on the physical plant of the school including the sewage and electric plants and proposes building additional rooms to split the small...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Time Before Recommending Allen's Replacement
August 23, 1904

William A. Mercer informs W. A. Jones that he would like time before making a recommendation regarding the replacement of Edgar A. Allen as Assistant Superintendent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Goods Shipped to Carlisle by Pennsylvania Railroad Company
August 24, 1904 - December 26, 1908

This document contains correspondence written by Superintendent William A. Mercer, the Chief of the Purchase Division of the Department of the Interior, Chief Clerk F. M. Conser, and two auditors for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company named John S. Donaldson and John T. Denniston. The...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Freight Charges from CVRR
August 25, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to a letter from H. C. Clevenger, General Freight Manger of the Cumberland Valley Railroad regarding freight charges on goods shipped to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enoch and Mable Sherry Request Transfer from Carlisle
August 29, 1904 - September 2, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards a request from Enoch and Mabel Sherry for a transfer from the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer provides information about both individuals.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Position Near Tomah for Bertha Jamison
August 30, 1904

William A. Mercer requests J. H. Dortch that former student Bertha Jamison be given a place in the Indian Service near the Tomah Indian School due to a miscommunication.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, August 1904
August 30, 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 August 1904. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, August 1904
August 30, 1904

W. A. Mercer sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs calling attention to the stationery supplies requested on the previous requisition in April that have not been received.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Upcoming Nomination of Mary A. Yarnall
September 2, 1904

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Mary A. Yarnell will be nominated as a Teacher rather than her current position as a vocal music teacher. Mercer requests that the position of vocal music teacher be filled immediately.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Voucher for Expense of Burial Casket of Mabel Stack
September 3, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards for approval a voucher for the casket of Mabel Stack.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma G. Sky's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
September 6, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards assistant clerk Emma G. Sky's application for a 4-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Office Appoint School Physician to Carlisle
September 6, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the status of a school physician at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer states that he has continued the contract with Dr. S. L. Diven but would like a young unmarried man to be appointed to the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles W. Yeager's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
September 8, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards Charles W. Yeager's application for a 6-day annual leave of absence. Yeager works as a fireman. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for S. L. Diven to Provide Medical Services for 1905 Fiscal Year
September 8, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards the contract between the Carlisle Indian School and Dr. S. L. Diven to furnish medical services for the School on a temporarily basis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Paul Segui Requests Position in the Indian Service
September 8, 1904 - September 15, 1904

Former student Paul Segui requests a position in the Indian Service from W. A. Jones. William A. Mercer provides additional information to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Corrects Spelling of Two Names of Carlisle Employees
September 10, 1904

William A. Mercer corrects the name of Nekifer Shouchuk and Ed. A. Lau on the Office of Indian Affairs approval of changes in school employees at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Explanation for Ouray School Oat Purchase
September 10, 1904 - October 3, 1904

William A. Mercer provides an explanation for why oats were purchased by the Uintah & Ouray Agency before the close of the 1904 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Anne S. Ely's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
September 13, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards outing agent Anne S. Ely's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Jessie Cook's Upcoming Transfer to Riverside
September 13, 1904 - September 14, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of Jessie W. Cook to the Riverside School as a teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edgar A. Allen's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
September 14, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards assistant principal Edgar A. Allen's application for a 5-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Information and Recommendation for William Denomie
September 14, 1904

William A. Mercer provides information and a recommendation for William Denomie for a position of Government Farmer on the Lac Court de' Oreille Reservation in Wisconsin.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Inquiry Regarding Outing Agent Vacancy
September 14, 1904 - September 28, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry regarding the Outing Agent vacancy caused by the request of Mollie V. Gaither to obtain the position. Mercer states that he has already promised the position to Ella G. Hill.

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

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