Mercer, William A.

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Ed. A. Lau Resigns as Carriagemaker
February 9-13, 1905

Ed. A. Lau submits his resignation as carriagemaker at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests the Office of Indian Affairs fill the vacancy.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Recommendation for Rosa La Forge
February 11, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the employment of Rosa La Forge who temporarily filled a position at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer recommends that she be given a similar position in the Indian Service if available.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Offer for Five Chiefs to Participate in 1905 Inaugural Parade
February 11, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards letter from C. Cole regarding James Bigheart and four other Chiefs who could participate in the inaugural parade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
W. B. Beitzel's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
February 11, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards clerk W. B. Beitzel's application for a 4-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Three Former Students for Indian Service Position
February 13, 1905

William A. Mercer provides the names of Hawley Pierce, Edwin Smith, and Jacob Horne for the position of assistant engineer at the Pine Ridge Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Office Approving Recommendation for Abolishing Positions
February 13, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the abolishment of certain positions including two assistant seamstress positions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Rosa La Forge Position
February 16, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the permanent appointment of Rosa La Forge as assistant matron by referencing an earlier letter and noting that she would like a position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa La Forge Requests Blank to Take Non-Competitive Exam
February 16, 1905 - February 18, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards letter from Rosa La Forge requesting application blank to take the non-competitive examination for assistant matron in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Justification for New Hospital Building
February 17, 1905

William A. Mercer provides details on the need for a new hospital building to the Office of Indian Affairs.

A separate note indicates that Francis E. Leupp has notified Senator Stuart.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Appoint Claude Stauffer as Band Leader
February 17, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the certification of Claude M. Stauffer as the band leader of the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer further discusses his plan of appointing Stauffer to the position of band leader along with an increase in salary.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Discusses his Plan to Build Greenhouse and Hire Staff
February 18, 1905

William A. Mercer further discusses his plan to build a greenhouse and to establish the position of florist or horticulturist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Leaman's Attempt to Qualify for Position of Florist
February 23, 1905 - May 13, 1905

William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with information on H. W. Leaman's attempts to be appointed to the florist position at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer also informs the Office that Carl J. Schack has declined the florist position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, February 1905
February 23, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms 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
Proceedings of a Board of Survey Convened in February 1905
February 24, 1905 - February 27, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards the results of a board of survey convened by James McLaughlin, U.S. Indian Inspector, to dispose of property at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on W. B. Beitzel's Leave of Absence
February 24, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards a report on leave of absence taken by W. B. Beitzel (clerk). 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, February 1905
February 28, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during February 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
H. Gardner's Request for Leave of Absence
March 10, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards H. Gardner's application for a 14-day leave of absence. Gardner works as an instructor in carpentry. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Johnson Bradley Submits Resignation as Fireman
March 11, 1905 - March 13, 1905

Johnson Bradley submits his resignation as a fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests authority to temporarily employ a replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Florence M. Carter
March 11, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Florence M. Carter. Mercer outlines his plan to temporary employ a teacher to fill her position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Pavilions for Treatment of Consumptive Patients
March 11, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards a letter from Carlisle School physician F. Shoemaker requesting authority to erect two pavilions for the treatment of consumptive patients. Mercer also attaches an estimate of supplies and their costs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Temporary Fireman to Replace Sick Employee
March 13, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the illness of George L. Gottwerth a temporary fireman has been employed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Gaither Requests Meeting with Commissioner Leupp
March 23, 1905

Mollie V. Gaither requests a meeting with Francis E. Leupp to discuss returning to the Western United States.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Promotion of Emma Foster and Temporary Hire
March 24, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends the promotion of Emma H. Foster to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Florence M. Carter. In addition, Mercer states that Frank B. Green has agreed to take a temporary position at $50 a month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Lucy Spalding
March 25, 1905

William A. Mercer reports the death of Lucy Spalding of tuberculosis to the Office of Indian Affairs.

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

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