Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a bookbinder to repair 150 worn out gospel hymnals.
This document contains correspondence written by Superintendent William A. Mercer, the Chief of the Purchase Division of the Department of the Interior, Chief Clerk F. M. Conser, and two auditors for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company named John S. Donaldson and John T. Denniston. The...
William A. Mercer requests authority to build an addition to the Carlisle Indian School Chapel and provides details on the procurement of supplies and cost of labor.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase Christmas gifts for students on the open market in order to place them under the school Christmas tree.
Former printer Karl H. Baker asks for the annual leave that he believes he was due before his dismissal/resignation from the Carlisle Indian School. Superintendent Moses Friedman states that Baker has several unpaid debts to Carlisle Indian School employees and to Carlisle businesses.
Secretary and Treasurer of The Beetem Lumber & Manufacturing Company Newton C. Wert informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the contract and agreement between his company and the Carlisle Indian School has been agreed upon.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a voucher for the final payment to contractor Harry G. Brown to build the new hospital at the school.
Contractor and Builder Harry G. Brown requests the final payment from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for building the brick hospital at the Carlisle Indian School.Acting Commissioner C. F. Larrabee informs Brown that he hasn't received payment yet because Brown finished the project late....
Superintendent William A. Mercer explains that there was a slight delay in completing the construction of the new hospital because they switched the foundation from brick to stone and lowered the ceilings from 12 to 10 feet in two wings of the building. He requests that no deductions in pay are...
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent William A. Mercer requests to sell 30 hogs and 20 calves in the open market and to kill 40 hogs for the students to eat. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee grants permission for all three requests.
Carlisle Indian School William A. Mercer writes to the Chief Clerk of the Department of the Interior Frank M. Conser to request that he sends contractor Harry G. Brown his final payment for building the new hospital
Contractor Harry G. Brown writes to the Commissioner of Affairs to demand payment for building the new hospital. Brown states that the payment is late by over 30 days and asks if the Commissioner needs any additional information to make the payment.
Superintendent William A. Mercer forwards the Estimate of Funds for the Second Quarter of 1908.
Carlisle Indian School Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that they shipped a wagonette to Anadarko, Oklahoma. He states that it was not crated but was placed in an open car.
Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent William A. Mercer that the Indian Appropriation Act allows for $163,000 to operate the school, but that the school has overdrafted $5,623.94. Larrabee then requests that Mercer prepares a financial...
A Special Agent writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs R. G. Valentine to inform him that he is almost done preparing a financial report on the Carlisle Indian School.
Supervisor in Charge of the Carlisle Indian School Charles H. Dickson forwards a financial statement on how the school has spent $130,507.84 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1908" appropriation. The Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs requests that Dickson is more detailed and states...
The Carlisle Indian School requests authority for transportation.
W. A. Russell from the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company informs Superintendent Moses Friedman that he has not yet received a voucher covering Hugh Taylor's trip from Kentucky to Carlisle.
Friedman encloses an estimate of funds and outlines several financial equations to show...
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman encloses two contracts totaling $444.44 and asks for departmental approval. The contracts are for bacon and leather. He also encloses a bid for flour.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to send him an equation regarding the school's annual appropriation. Friedman argues that an additional credit of $448.13 should be placed to the school.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman forwards balances of three contracts that total $1,044. The three contracts are for paint supplies, "gym slippers," and lumber.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman provides a detailed breakdown of how the "Indian Moneys, Proceeds of Labor, Carlisle School" fund had been spent.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests funds to make emergency repairs to buildings. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee grants permission.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he already forwarded the Statement of Cost of School Employees and Issues and Expenditures on July 29th.