J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Jamestown Exposition. Wise provides a list of articles to be provided by the Carlisle Indian School as well as building the exhibition cases. In addition, Wise states that the Johnston photographs can be used along with newer photos along with Native work from Angel De Cora…
Jamestown Exposition (1907)
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded by separate mail papers consisting of papers from the academic department along with items from Angel De Cora's Indian Art Department.
J. R. Wise forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs correspondence related to the shipment of the Carlisle Indian School to the Jamestown Exposition which was lost in transit. Included is a list of items shipped along with an assigned monetary value along with the suggestion of the Transportation Agent at the Jamestown Exposition.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs newly produced photographs taken by students at the Carlisle Indian School along with items from the printing department for the exhibit at the Jamestown Exposition have been forwarded to their Office.
William A. Mercer follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs regarding progress on locating the freight shipment sent to the Jamestown Exposition. Included is correspondence regarding how the shipment was lost and obtaining compensation.