Wise, J. R.
J. R. Wise requests authority to pay for the funeral expenses of Sophia Tetoff and Pariscovia Feidoff (here Pariscovia Feoderoff).
J. R. Wise submits schedules of Alaskan students at the Carlisle Indian School including those who are currently enrolled and those who have been discharged.
J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the continued need for Philibert Lutz to remain as a fireman at the Carlisle Indian School and addresses his rating from the Civil Service exam. Wise also addresses the resignation of Stephen Albanez as a fireman.
J. R. Wise responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Lillian B. Adams has declined the transfer to the Carlisle Indian School as an assistant matron. Wise further states that if Adams makes a new application for the transfer that Carlisle would accept it otherwise no decision should be...
J. R. Wise requests an extension to complete the contract with George Bridges for the installation of engine, tank, tower, and other materials for the water system at the school farm.
William A. Mercer requests that various employees be excused from participation in the employees' general mess including those who have their homes and reside outside the school.
Jesse Null resigns his position as dairyman at the Carlisle Indian School. J. R. Wise forwards the resignation and indicates that the employment of Norman Egolf is again presented to the Indian Office due to his many qualifications.
J. R. Wise renews the request for filling the position of assistant farmer at the Carlisle Indian School through the Civil Service list of eligible candidates.
J. R. Wise follows up on the request to replace Chauncey Archiquette as assistant clerk with a young woman through the Civil Service list of eligible candidates.
J. R. Wise requests to have the examination of George E. Balenti for permanent appointment to the position of teacher of mechanical drawing take place under the direction of the superintendent of the school.
J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of John Phillips of tuberculosis.
J. R. Wise responds to the request of Florence White for the money she left behind in her student bank account.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Service letter regarding the request to have Milton I. Zeigler look over a list of tools and materials requested by the Fort Shaw School Superintendent.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise requests a six-month supply of memorandum books used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
J. R. Wise responds to Murphy Tarby's request for a position in the Indian Service. Wise provides information on Tarby's time at the Carlisle Indian School and provides a recommendation for possible positions in the Indian Service.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the failure of George E. Balenti to pass the examination for the position of mechanical drawing teacher. Wise states that the school is unable to fill the position at the salary offered and requests that it be temporarily...
Milton I. Zeigler provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the list of shoe and harness tools and supplies requested for the Fort Shaw School.
Correspondence regarding the cook vacancy at the Southern Ute School and the possibility of Ella Beck or Louisa French filling the position.
W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, reports on the personal student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian School. Olive makes a number of recommendations to prevent further fraud.
William A. Mercer forwards affidavit listing the names of students who ran away from the Carlisle Indian School and whose funds were paid out to them or transferred to the Emergency Fund from October 1, 1907 to December 31, 1907.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Jamestown Exposition. Wise provides a list of articles to be provided by the Carlisle Indian School as well as building the exhibition cases. In addition, Wise states that the Johnston photographs can be used along with...
J. R. Wise responds to the request of John Runsclose to change his name to John Runsdell saying that he does not think it is a good idea.
William A. Mercer forwards explanations from the Assistant Superintendent, Financial Clerks, and Quartermaster as to the delay in sending the annual estimate for the 1908 fiscal year.
J. R. Wise provides further information to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the design of Indian Office exhibit at the Jamestown Exposition. Wise also encloses a frieze designed by Angel De Cora for the walls of the exhibit and asks for the Office to procure burlap for the walls.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding abolishing one of the assistant farmer positions in order to authorize the position of instructor of agriculture. Wise notes that the position to be abolished is currently temporary filled by C. W. Leib of Carlisle, Pennsylvania...