Richard Henry Pratt requests an exemption from Circular No. 34 in order to allow employees to purchase milk from the School farm.
Edgar A. Allen requests authority to purchase $500 of potatoes on the open market for students. Allen notes that this request is necessary due to the failure of the crop at the school farm.
Louise Hoye requests to have Domingo Dikit enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School rather than the Saint Francis Indian Academy in Eddington, Pennsylvania. Included is correspondence from Hoye and the Bureau of Insular Affairs regarding Dikit's situation.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $125 in the purchase of nursery stock in the open market. Mercer states that he plans on planting an orchard consisting of various fruit trees along with currants and grapes to go with the agriculture training.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a desire for an itemized statement regarding specific trees for nursery stock.
William A. Mercer follows up on his initial request to purchase nursery stock as well as J. R. Wise's reply to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry. Mercer states that unless the authority is granted soon the desired training for planting and caring for fruit trees will be lost.
John R. Wise submits the report of farm statistics the Carlisle Indian School farms for the 1904 calendar year.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that during the months of October, November, and December there were 7 cows, 9 calves, 16 pigs, and one bull. Mercer asks for authority for the slaughter and notes that in the future authority will be sought before further actions are taken...
Correspondence and memorandums regarding the building of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School based on the Haskell Institute Hospital.
William A. Mercer provides information on the cost of the employees' mess at $2.50 per week.
John F. MacKey explains to the Office of Indian Affairs why two sets of papers were sent to the Office instead of providing a copy to the supplier of beef for the Omaha Agency. Also includes correspondence regarding the matter from the supplier Swift & Co., the Principal Teacher at the Omaha...
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs request regarding his recommendation to fill the dairyman position. Mercer notes that Norman Egolf who is temporary filling the position would be his recommendation but he is not currently eligible and that he will ask Egolf to apply for...
William A. Mercer requests that various employees be excused from participation in the employees' general mess including those who have their homes and reside outside the school.
William A. Mercer requests Sara Pierre be transferred to another school due to no longer performing her duties as hospital cook.
William A. Mercer requests that Stacy Matlock and Siceni J. Nori be excused from participation in the employees general mess.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay an irregular employee prior to the establishment of an assistant matron to help in the dining room. A note from F. M. Conser states that the position should be authorized as the dining room service at Carlisle needed improvement while he was visiting...
William A. Mercer nominates Marie McCloud to fill the hospital cook position temporarily until she returns to her home in Alaska.
William A. Mercer requests authority to employ an assistant farmer to work on one of the school farms in order to more effectively produce crops for the school.
William A. Mercer submits the report of farm statistics for the 1906 calendar year along with a list of farm tools, stock, and buildings. Mercer also includes a map showing the school farms and other "Indian School Lands."
William A. Mercer provides the cost for board at the Teachers' Club for the 1906 fiscal year to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for medical treatment of students while on outing, taking students to Philadelphia for special treatment as well as board, and medicine and special diets of students in the school hospital.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has succeeded in having Norman Egolf apply for reinstatement to the position of dairyman. Mercer states that Egolf consented to apply with the understanding that Mercer would recommend his wife for a paid housekeeping position....