Mercer, William A.
Captain W. A. Mercer (superintendent) forwards a report on his own leave of absence.
William A. Mercer requests to appoint Charles Dillon as an Assistant Blacksmith.
Alice Lamar submits her resignation as a cook at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests clarification from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the appointment of the wife of Norman Justus as housekeeper. Mercer states that this position is currently held by Anna F. Bennett and that the wife of Oliver Harlan the previous Assistant Farmer was unpaid.
William A. Mercer requests authority to increase the salaries of the harness maker, tinsmith, and painter at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the Printing Department being run as efficiently as ever without a Superintendent of Printing that the position should be abolished.
William A. Mercer requests to have Florence N. Head transferred to the Carlisle Indian School as an assistant matron. Mercer notes that the transfer is dependent on Head securing accommodation for her son in Carlisle while she lives in the girls' dormitory.
Charles Lamar submits his resignation as Musical Instructor and Band Leader of the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs to suspend action in replacing the vacant cook position caused by the resignation of Alice Lamar.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that during the months of October, November, and December there were 7 cows, 9 calves, 16 pigs, and one bull. Mercer asks for authority for the slaughter and notes that in the future authority will be sought before further actions are taken...
William A. Mercer requests an inspection be made of school buildings at the Carlisle Indian School and suggestions be made for improving sanitary conditions.
William A. Mercer forwards Daniel Eagle's letter declining the carpenter position at the Cheyenne River Agency school in which he explains that he is eager to continue his studies at the local business college. Mercer provides the names of Charles Williams and Seth Ear as possible replacements...
Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1905 amounting to $17,017.20 for support of the school, $13,260 of which is for regular employee pay.
W. A. Mercer forwards music teacher C. M. Stauffer's application for an 11-day leave of absence.
William A. Mercer follows up on his request to authorize the creation of assistant blacksmith and to appoint Charles Dillon to the position.
Captain William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during January 1905. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher for payment covering the treatment of Katherine Ransom (here Katie Ransom) while on outing.
Report of W. G. Thompson on the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School providing information asked by the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Laura Taylor has left the Carlisle Indian School to take the position of assistant seamstress at the school at Fort Defiance, Arizona.
William A. Mercer forwards the application of H. W. Leaman for a Civil Service examination for the position of horticulturist and gardener position at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer calls attention to his prior letter of the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his request to create a position of horticulturist at the school. Mercer notes that as no action has been taken that it be duly considered.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Luzenia Tibbetts and Anna Goyituey have passed their reexamination for the Civil Service to becomes eligible for regular appointments for teaching positions.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher for the treatment of seven students on the outing program.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the application of H. W. Leaman for a special examination as a horticulturist and gardener should come from their Office and not directly from him.
William A. Mercer provides justification at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs for keeping the position of tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School.