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.
Major William A. Mercer forwards a statement of receipts, cash, property, disbursements, issues, and expenditures, and a record of all contracts for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $89,721.73
William A. Mercer forwards a letter he sent to Sheldon Jackson where he recommends modifying legislation to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase extra material for graduation dresses' for the Senior Class.
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.
William A. Mercer requests a modification of the Deficiency Appropriation Act to allow for returning an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher and bill of farrier's service due to the inability of the blacksmith to handle the feet of the horses. Mercer requests authority to pay for the service.
William A. Mercer forwards the bill of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Co. covering the tickets of Fred Mart and Robert Ouray to Washington D.C.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher and requests authority to pay for the debt incurred by him during travel.
William A. Mercer submits a voucher for the treatment of Eugene Funmaker and requests authority to pay the bill.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that no bids were received for cement blocks, lintels, sills, etc. As a result, Mercer requests to purchase the entire block-making outfit along with materials to make the blocks on the school grounds. By producing the blocks at the School...
J. R. Wise responds to the inquiry of David R. Hill regarding the Carlisle Indian School forfeiting the financial account of Amos Thomas.
William A. Mercer forwards additional receipts for accounts of individual students of individual Indian moneys not included in cash papers previously sent. Also included are receipts for disbursements from the emergency account as well as documenting other emergency account disbursements for...
W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, reports on various unaccounted funds that William A. Mercer has failed to take up in his accounts. Olive further goes on to report the repair of Glenn "Pop" Warner's automobile in the school paint shop.
W. S. Olive, Special Indian Agent, requests instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding whether he should remain at Carlisle during William A. Mercer's absence before taking up the matter of individual Indian money.
A separate note from C. F. Larrabee asks if Mercer is on...
J. R. Wise forwards the lease of the Alexander Tract to the Office of Indian Affairs along with the request that its cancellation be approved. Wise provides the reasons for why the land is no longer needed.
W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, submits proposed rules for overseeing the individual student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian Schools.
William A. Mercer responds to the report of W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, regarding unaccounted funds. Mercer states that the nature of the Athletic Funds means they should not be run through the Indian Office and he is willing to resign his position if it means complying with...
William A. Mercer further responds to the report of W. S. Olive regarding work done on Coach Glenn "Pop" Warner's car as well as various funds not officially accounted for by requesting authority for expenditures.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the services and articles furnished by the undertaker related to the burial of Clarissa Winnie (here Clarissa Winne).
William A. Mercer clarifies his decision to withhold the money at the Carlisle Indian School of Amos Thomas. Mercer outlines the steps to determine the decision to forfeit the money.
William A. Mercer requests voucher to pay for the services of local Carlisle doctors in the treatment of Clarissa Winnie.
J. R. Wise forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs correspondence related to the shipment of the Carlisle Indian School to the Jamestown Exposition which was lost in transit. Included is a list of items shipped along with an assigned monetary value along with the suggestion of the...
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the fair valuation of the lands comprising the two school farms at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer additionally notes that $400 was paid out in rent for both the Henderson and Alexander Tracts.
William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs proposal for overseeing various funds at the Carlisle Indian School. He further requests that relative to the Printery Fund that he be allowed to expend $100 without prior approval.
An Office memo states that this proposal is...