George Zeigler, Comptroller of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company, returns a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the lack of a blank to certify the rates charged were current and the lowest charged to the public for the same service.
William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $500 in the open market to purchase supplies and in labor costs to make emergency repairs to buildings and other school property.
William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay voucher for the casket used in the burial of Delia Williams.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher covering the expense of W. G. Thompson's travel to visit trade schools in Philadelphia and New York.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from C. H. Asbury, Superintendent of the Carson School, to purchase a wagonette and surrey and a set of double driving harness for the surrey from the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer states that the letter was...
William A. Mercer requests that during his absence authority be given to the Assistant Superintendent to enter into contracts and sign other financial papers.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that no proposals were received following the advertisement for horses and mules. Included is a note from August Kensler and the advertisement.
William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with information on a surrey the Carlisle Indian School can provide for the Grand Junction School. Included is a photograph along with an enclosure from a surrey catalog.
J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's letter to employ kalsominers for 60 days.
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.
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.
J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a painter for 30 days to complete unfinished work.
William A. Mercer submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials and furnishings, light and fuel, miscellaneous expenses, new buildings and repairs, the value of subsistence raised by schools, and pay for regular and irregular employees...
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 to continue renting the Henderson Tract for the 1906 fiscal year.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $3,000 for student labor over the summer at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay telephone rent, for medical treatment of students on outing, and for transportation and board of students being treated in Philadelphia.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that a check from the estate of Harriet W. Taber has been received. Mercer notes that he will provide a recommendation for the use of the funds at a later date.
William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with an estimate of supplies and materials for the proposed new hospital building as well as cost of labor.
William A. Mercer explains to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the statement of cost of employees and issues and expenditures report for the fourth quarter of 1904 will be submitted late because the quarterly property papers are not ready.
William A. Mercer provides an estimate for the 1907 fiscal year in addition to providing an overview of the physical plant and the need for various buildings.
William A. Mercer requests authority to subscribe to various periodicals for the Carlisle Indian School library.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for veterinary services per the enclosed voucher and invoice as well as additional expenses which will arise during the fiscal year.
William A. Mercer requests authority to renew subscriptions to various publications for library.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the casket of Edward Angalook.