Wise, J. R.

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Requests to have E. G. Sprow Reinstated as Instructor of Tinsmithing
June 9, 1905

J. R. Wise requests to have E. G. Sprow reinstated as an instructor of tinsmithing at the Carlisle Indian School as his withdrawal did not make it in time to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Retention of Jeannette Senseney as Teacher
June 10, 1905 - July 7, 1905

Correspondence regarding the retention of Jeannette Senseney as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School following the abolition of her old position as instrumental teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplemental Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1905
June 12, 1905

Acting superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1905 amounting to $12,478.80 to pay for appliances, building supplies, and student transportation. An explanatory cover letter is attached.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Approved Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 14-15, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards four approved leave of absence requests to attend summer school: Emma H. Foster, Frances R. Scales, and Fannie G. Paull (teachers hoping to attend Mount Gretna) and Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher hoping to attend the Department of Indian Education in...

Format: Books and Pamphlets, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Informs Office of Hydraulic Engineer Report Forthcoming
June 15, 1905

J. R. Wise notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that a hydraulic engineer was employed to provide information on installing a new system of water supply for the school. Wise notes that the plans and cost will be submitted at a later date but that he hopes the cost will be authorized.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Coal Shipment
June 20, 1905 - June 21, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards bill of Fisk Goodyear for coal supplied to the Carlisle Indian School and provides details for why it was shipped prior to Department approval.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests to Attend Departmental Indian Service Training
June 20, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards the requests of Kate S. Bowersox, Bertha Canfield, and Ella G. Hill to attend the Indian Institute and National Educational Association at Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Senseney Requests Clarity on Taking Exam for Teaching Position
June 20, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards Jeannette L. Senseney's comments regarding the Office of Indian Affairs letter of taking a non-competitive examination for the position of teacher.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Two Requests to Attend Summer School
June 20-26, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards and endorses leave of absence requests to attend summer school at the Department of Indian Education in New Jersey for two employees: Margaret O. Eckert (assistant matron) and Mollie V. Gaither (field agent for girls).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Margaret Roberts Requests Transfer to Washington D.C.
June 21, 1905

Margaret Roberts requests a transfer from her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School to a clerk in the Department of the Interior at Washington D.C.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Synopsis of Buildings at the Carlisle Indian School
June 22, 1905

J. R. Wise indicates that he has sent the Office of Indian Affairs a set of floor plans and front and side elevations of all buildings in the Carlisle Indian School. Wise also attaches a synopsis of several buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 22-23, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for three employees: Hattie M. McDowell (teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), W. G. Thompson (superintendent of industries). An explanatory cover letter is attached.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Painter for 30 Days in 1905
June 29, 1905

J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a painter for 30 days to complete unfinished work.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Kansas Award Payments
June 26, 1905

J. R. Wise inquires about Kansas Award payments for Seneca Nation students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Hahn Declining Appointment and Requesting Appointment of Leaman
June 29, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Anton Hahn has declined the appointment of florist at the Carlisle Indian School. Wise further requests the permanent appointment of H. W. Leaman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clara Smith Responds to Proposed Transfer to Pierre, South Dakota
August 18, 1905 - August 21, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards Clara Smith's response to her proposed transfer to Pierre, South Dakota. Smith states that she would like to remain at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clara Smith Accepts Transfer to South Dakota
August 21-23, 1905

Clara L. Smith responds to William A. Mercer's letter by informing him that she will take the transfer to Pierre, South Dakota if it is not convenient to re-assign her to a closer school. Mercer forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Nora Printup
August 23, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Nora Printup as a result of drowning while on outing in the Ocean City, New Jersey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request of Wilford Kennedy to Have His Money Returned
October 8, 1905 - February 21, 1906

William A. Mercer replies to the request of Wilford Kennedy to have his money sent to him from his account at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transport Vasha Nakootkin to Seattle
October 15, 1905 - November 21, 1905

Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Requests Daniel Reed be Permanently Appointed to Assistant Carpenter
November 4, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that James Meehan has not reported for his assignment as assistant carpenter. As a result, Wise requests that Daniel A. Reed who is temporarily employed in the position to be permanently appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles M. Kennedy Resigns as Fireman
November 6, 1905

Charles M. Kennedy resigns his position as a fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. J. R. Wise forwards the resignation and notes that there is no recommendation to fill the vacancy and requests that it remain vacant.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Milton Zeigler Provides Suggestions for Securing Leather Samples
November 7, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards Milton I. Zeigler's suggestions for the improvement of purchasing harness, leather, shoe findings, saddlery, etc. Zeigler also discusses various tools that are not replaced very often due to their durability. The majority of the suggestions are included on the Schedule for...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Requests Transfer of Henry Vertreace
November 8, 1905

J. R. Wise requests the transfer of Henry Vertreace who was recently appointed as blacksmith due to his inability to read and write. Wise also cites the "natural antipathy of the Indian to the Negro, which is shared by our students here" as being another reason for the transfer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Cites Civil Service Manuel in Calling for Transfer of Henry Vertreace
November 10, 1905

J. R. Wise cites section 38 of the Manuel of Examinations of the Civil Service Commission regarding the manual trades and other noneducational examinations in the case of calling for the transfer of Henry Vertreace.

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

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