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Request to Employ Bookbinder to Repair Gospel Hymns
November 26, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a bookbinder to repair 150 worn out gospel hymnals.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Goods Shipped to Carlisle by Pennsylvania Railroad Company
August 24, 1904 - December 26, 1908

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Addition to School Chapel
May 11, 1905

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Christmas Gifts for Students
December 7, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Investigation into Printer's Mismanagement or Theft of School Newspaper Revenue
June 2-25, 1907

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.

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Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Approval of Lumber Contract
August 22, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Payment Voucher to Build the New Hospital
August 28, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay of Final Payment for the Construction of the New Hospital
September 14, 1907 - September 20, 1907

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....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Completing the Construction of the New Hospital
September 16 - October 17, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sale of 30 Hogs and 20 Calves and Slaughter of 40 Hogs
September 20, 1907 - September 28, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Contractor for Building the New Hospital
October 16, 1907

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay of Payment for the Construction of the New Hospital
October 21, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transmission of an Estimate of Funds for the 1908 Second Quarter
November 4, 1907

Superintendent William A. Mercer forwards the Estimate of Funds for the Second Quarter of 1908.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Shipment of Wagonette to Oklahoma
November 9, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Appropriation Act and the School's Budget
December 28, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Preparation for a Financial Report on the Carlisle Indian School
February 17, 1908

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Financial Statement of Appropriation for Fiscal Year 1908
March 27 - April 14, 1908

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...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transportation
June 9 , 1908

The Carlisle Indian School requests authority for transportation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reconciling Accounting Errors
June 16-26, 1908

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...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Bacon and Leather Contracts and Flour Bid
June 25, 1908

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Credit to the School's Appropriation
June 27, 1908

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Balances of Building Contracts
July 4, 1908

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The "Indian Moneys, Proceeds of Labor, Carlisle School" Fund Explanation
July 11, 1908

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman provides a detailed breakdown of how the "Indian Moneys, Proceeds of Labor, Carlisle School" fund had been spent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Emergency Repairs to Buildings
July 4, 1908 - July 16, 1908

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman requests funds to make emergency repairs to buildings. Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee grants permission.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost Previously Forwarded
August 6, 1908

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.

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

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