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Request to Allow Employees to Continue to Purchase Milk from School Farm
January 6, 1900

Richard Henry Pratt requests an exemption from Circular No. 34 in order to allow employees to purchase milk from the School farm.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Requests Authority to Purchase Potatoes on the Open Market
October 2, 1903

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Domingo Dikit at Carlisle
April 15, 1904 - August 24, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Nursery Stock for Orchard
October 6, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Itemized Account of Proposed Nursery Stock Purchase
October 18, 1904

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a desire for an itemized statement regarding specific trees for nursery stock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Request to Purchase Nursery Stock
November 2, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1904 Calendar Year
January 6, 1905

John R. Wise submits the report of farm statistics the Carlisle Indian School farms for the 1904 calendar year.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Livestock Slaughter for Subsistence and Requests Authority
January 26, 1905

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New Hospital Building at Carlisle
April 15, 1905 - May 10, 1905

Correspondence and memorandums regarding the building of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School based on the Haskell Institute Hospital.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Cost of Maintaining Employees Mess
December 30, 1905

William A. Mercer provides information on the cost of the employees' mess at $2.50 per week.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
MacKey Informs Office of Duplicate Papers Regarding Omaha Agency Food Supply
January 26, 1906 - February 23, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Request for Dairyman Recommendations
April 10, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Various Employees be Exempt from Employees Mess
August 7, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Sara Pierre to Another School
September 4, 1906

William A. Mercer requests Sara Pierre be transferred to another school due to no longer performing her duties as hospital cook.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Nori and Matlock to be Excused from Employees Mess
September 25, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that Stacy Matlock and Siceni J. Nori be excused from participation in the employees general mess.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Hire Irregular Assistant Matron
October 31, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nomination of Marie McCloud to Temporary Fill Hospital Cook Position
December 10, 1906

William A. Mercer nominates Marie McCloud to fill the hospital cook position temporarily until she returns to her home in Alaska.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Hire Assistant Farmer for the 1907 Fiscal Year
January 3, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1906 Calendar Year
March 13, 1907

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."

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cost of Board at the Carlisle Teachers' Club for Fiscal Year 1906
April 6, 1907

William A. Mercer provides the cost for board at the Teachers' Club for the 1906 fiscal year to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Various Medical Treatments in the 1908 Fiscal Year
June 3, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed that Norman Egolf is Set to Apply for Reinstatement to Dairyman Position
July 9, 1907 - July 16, 1907

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.

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

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