Mercer, William A.

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Report on W. A. Mercer's Leave of Absence
January 14, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer (superintendent) forwards a report on his own leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Appoint Charles Dillon as Assistant Blacksmith
January 17, 1905

William A. Mercer requests to appoint Charles Dillon as an Assistant Blacksmith.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Lamar Submits Resignation as Cook
January 19, 1905

Alice Lamar submits her resignation as a cook at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Clarification Regarding Appointment of Additional Housekeeper
January 19, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase Three Industrial Positions
January 19, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to increase the salaries of the harness maker, tinsmith, and painter at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Abolish Superintendent of Printing Position
January 20, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Florence N. Head to be Appointed to Assistant Matron Position
January 21, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Lamar Resigns as Band Leader
January 23, 1905

Charles Lamar submits his resignation as Musical Instructor and Band Leader of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Suspend Action on Replacing Alice Lamar as Cook
January 23, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Livestock Slaughter for Subsistence and Requests Authority
January 26, 1905

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Sanitary Inspections of School Buildings be Conducted
January 27, 1905

William A. Mercer requests an inspection be made of school buildings at the Carlisle Indian School and suggestions be made for improving sanitary conditions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Daniel Eagle Declines Carpenter Position at Cheyenne River School
January 28, 1905 - February 1, 1905

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1905
January 28, 1905

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.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
C. M Stauffer's Request for Leave of Absence
January 31, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards music teacher C. M. Stauffer's application for an 11-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Request to Create Assistant Blacksmith Position
January 31, 1905

William A. Mercer follows up on his request to authorize the creation of assistant blacksmith and to appoint Charles Dillon to the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, January 1905
January 31, 1905

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.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Treatment of Katherine Ransom on Outing
February 1, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for payment covering the treatment of Katherine Ransom (here Katie Ransom) while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School
February 2, 1905 - February 8, 1905

Report of W. G. Thompson on the Printing Department of the Carlisle Indian School providing information asked by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Laura Taylor has Departed for Fort Defiance
February 3, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
H. W. Leaman Submits Application for Exam for Horticulturist Position
February 4, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Office Consider Creation of Horticulturist Position
February 4, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Tibbetts and Goyituey have been Reexamined for Teaching Positions
February 4, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Treatment of Seven Students on Outing
February 4, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for the treatment of seven students on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Leaman Special Examination to Come Through Office
February 7, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Case for Retaining Tinsmith Position
February 8, 1905

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.

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

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