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Pratt Forwards Voucher for Stone Work on Double Cottage in 1904
May 21, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the authorization for advertising for work to build a cottage on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt informs the Office that no bids were received for the stone work of the foundation causing him to employ...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed that Goodyear is Off Duty Due to Family
May 31, 1904

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Beckie L. Goodyear is off duty and has been replaced with a temporary replacement. Pratt indicates that Goodyear's request for leave of absence without pay will be forwarded upon her return.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Authorization for use of Irregular Carpenter Services
July 11, 1904 - November 7, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the use of irregular carpenter services. Mercer provides the Office with the original request along with the authority granting the request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for S. L. Diven to Provide Medical Services for 1905 Fiscal Year
September 8, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards the contract between the Carlisle Indian School and Dr. S. L. Diven to furnish medical services for the School on a temporarily basis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Appointment of Arthur Schaal to Stenographer Position
October 11, 1904

William A. Mercer requests the appointment of Arthur E. Schaal to the position of stenographer and clerk at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Local Horticulturist to Work on the School Grounds
October 29, 1904

J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a horticulturist for no more than 60 days beginning on October 24, 1904.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office of Date of Appointment of Charles Kennedy as Fireman
October 31, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding having Charles Kennedy replace Charles Yeager as fireman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Non-Sectarian Minister for Sunday Services
December 7, 1904

William A. Mercer requests authority to continue through the appropriation the non-sectarian services at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Establish Department of Horticulture at Carlisle
December 9, 1904

William A. Mercer requests authority to establish a horticulture department at the Carlisle Indian School. As a result he requests to purchase materials to build a greenhouse and establish a position of horticulturist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
H. W. Leaman Submits Application for Exam for Horticulturist Position
February 4, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards the application of H. W. Leaman for a Civil Service examination for the position of horticulturist and gardener position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Office Consider Creation of Horticulturist Position
February 4, 1905

William A. Mercer calls attention to his prior letter of the Office of Indian Affairs regarding his request to create a position of horticulturist at the school. Mercer notes that as no action has been taken that it be duly considered.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Appoint Claude Stauffer as Band Leader
February 17, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the certification of Claude M. Stauffer as the band leader of the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer further discusses his plan of appointing Stauffer to the position of band leader along with an increase in salary.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Discusses his Plan to Build Greenhouse and Hire Staff
February 18, 1905

William A. Mercer further discusses his plan to build a greenhouse and to establish the position of florist or horticulturist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Leaman's Attempt to Qualify for Position of Florist
February 23, 1905 - May 13, 1905

William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with information on H. W. Leaman's attempts to be appointed to the florist position at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer also informs the Office that Carl J. Schack has declined the florist position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Promotion of Emma Foster and Temporary Hire
March 24, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends the promotion of Emma H. Foster to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Florence M. Carter. In addition, Mercer states that Frank B. Green has agreed to take a temporary position at $50 a month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rules Regarding Paying Student Employees, March 1905
March 30, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer acknowledges receipt of a circular from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs mandating that "authorized Indian Irregular Employees" must be paid at the end of each week.

Mercer argues that this new rule should not apply to Carlisle because students are only hired...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leaman Written to Office to Obtain Blanks for Florist Exam
May 4, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that H. W. Leaman has written to the Civil Service Commission regarding obtaining blanks and instructions for the required examination for florist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend Money to Buy Supplies and Labor for Emergency Repairs
May 6, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $500 in the open market to purchase supplies and in labor costs to make emergency repairs to buildings and other school property.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Employees Required for Spring and Summer 1905
May 6, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer request permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to employ irregular student labor to build and improve school facilities during the spring and summer of 1905. Mercer notes that he hopes to pay his students betwween 50 and 75 cents per day, and that hiring students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Employees Required in Sewing Room for May and June 1905
May 8, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer requests permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to employ twenty female students in the sewing room to make shirts for male pupils. Mercer also includes details on compensation and the number of workdays required to make enough shirts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Request to Employ Kalsominers
June 9, 1905

J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's letter to employ kalsominers for 60 days.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Hahn Declining Appointment and Requesting Appointment of Leaman
June 29, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Anton Hahn has declined the appointment of florist at the Carlisle Indian School. Wise further requests the permanent appointment of H. W. Leaman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Students Labor Over Summer of 1905
July 3, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $3,000 for student labor over the summer at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Appointment of Assistant Carpenter
August 12, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the assistant carpenter position recently authorized. Mercer notes that he has no recommendations but would like to keep the Albert D. Reed who is temporary employed as a carpenter and lives in the borough of Carlisle....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Discusses Filling Vacant Teaching Positions
September 8, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School has opened for the school year with three vacant teaching positions. Mercer reports on the temporary assignments to fill the work, including temporarily employing former student Sarah Williams.  He...

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

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