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Mercer Reports on Assistance Provided to Maggie Mandrigan
March 8, 1906 - March 21, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry into his assistance in helping Maggie Mandrigan to travel to Oregon.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Lease Alexander Farm and Detail of Funds Available
March 16, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his recommendation for the lease of the Alexander Tract. Mercer details the funds available for the lease and other possible options to raise the funds including selling harness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher of Funeral Expenses of Edward Tompkins
March 17, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards voucher and requests authority to pay for the funeral expenses associated with the death of Edward Tompkins in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Complaint of Mercer Favoring Western Union
March 21, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to the complaint of the Superintendent of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. that the Carlisle Indian School favors the Western Union Telegraph Company in sending telegraphs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, March 1906
March 31, 1906

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...

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Philip Lazor Requesting Money
April 2, 1906 - April 12, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to inquiry of former student Philip Lazor to have the money he left on deposit at the Carlisle Indian School upon leaving returned to him. Wise recommends that the request be denied due to the policy of runaway students forfeiting the right to their money upon desertion.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Photograph Studio
April 10, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to use the bequest of Harriet W. Taber to build a photographic gallery or art building at the entrance of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Pay for Burial of Adelbert Williams
April 26, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the expenses incurred in the burial of Adelbert Williams.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Dennison Wheelock Recruiting Students in 1906
May 7, 1906

William A. Mercer submits voucher for the services of Dennison Wheelock in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School along with his explanation.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Funeral Expenses of Sophia Tetoff and Pariscovia Feidoff
May 8, 1906

J. R. Wise requests authority to pay for the funeral expenses of Sophia Tetoff and Pariscovia Feidoff (here Pariscovia Feoderoff).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request Extension for Completion of Contract for Installation of Water System at Farm
May 15, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Stove for Tailor Shop
May 22, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase on the open market a stove with extra grate for the tailor shop.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Elaborates on Plans for Photograph Gallery
June 1, 1906

William A. Mercer elaborates on his plan for building a photographic gallery at the entrance to the Carlisle Indian School using the bequest of Harriet W. Taber. Mercer states that he has already begun construction using athletic funds.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Plans for Physician's Cottage
June 5, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards an outline of plans for the physician's cottage at the Carlisle Indian School and requests that the draftsman go over the outlines and plan the cottage.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Leases for the Henderson and Alexander Tracts
June 10, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the leases for the Henderson and Alexander Tracts with his recommendation they be approved.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher for Treatment of Elizabeth Johnson on Outing
June 14, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards vouchers for the treatment of Elizabeth Johnson while on outing for diphtheria.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Purchase Neckties, Headstones, and Matting
June 15, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase neckties, headstones, and matting.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher of a Member of the Uintah and Ouray Agency
June 19, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards vouchers covering the expense of Arthur J. Lee incurred in treating Stanley Bullethead of the Uintah and Ouray Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Additional Funds to Return Students
June 20, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $800 to return 116 students to their homes from the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer requests the funds due to railroads withdrawing the half-rate fares for students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Dental Drill
June 30, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards a letter from school physician Ferdinand Shoemaker and provides additional context for the request to purchase a secondhand dental drill for the use of dentists to treat students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Pay Student Labor In Fiscal Year 1907
July 2, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay student labor over the summer in lieu of them earning wages over the summer on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requests to Rent Telephone and Pay for Treatment Outside of Carlisle, 1906
July 2, 1906

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 during the 1907 fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Rent Henderson Tract for Fiscal Year 1907
July 3, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 for the rent of the Henderson Tract in order to use the land for pasture.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Rent for Use of Alexander Farm for Remainder of 1906
July 3, 1906

William A. Mercer requests $400 for the rental of the Alexander Tract during the current year to use a playground for students of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry Regarding Making Wagons for the Public
July 10, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to know if the Carlisle Indian School industrial department can sell wagons or buggies to the public. Mercer states that the school generally makes two or three vehicles above the requests of the Indian Service that are disposed of through public auction to keep up...

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

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