Leave of Absence
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.
Superintendent Richard H. Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that if Emma A. Cutter and Jeannette L. Senseney cannot get immediate approval to attend their desired summer schools, they would like to make other arrangements.
Superintendent Richard H. Pratt forwards Cora B. Hawk's letter stating that she is taking three courses at summer school in Chicago: Primary Methods, Nature Study, and American History.
Superintendent Richard H. Pratt requests approval of two days leave to the five employees travelling to St. Louis to attend an "institute." Pratt adds that Carrie E. Weekley (matron) can no longer go on the trip.
Captain W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for fifteen employees: Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Minnie L. Ferree and Effie Moul (assistant matrons), Margaret O. Eckert (seamstress), Anne H. Stewart (sloyd teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), Jeannette L...
Captain W. A. Mercer forwards and approves Instrumental Music Teacher Jeannette L. Senseney's request to attend summer school at the Harrisburg Conservatory of Music
Captain William A. Mercer calls attention to Instrumental Music teacher Jeannette L. Senseney's request to attend summer school. Mercer states that he recommended her request be approved but has not heard back from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Edgar A. Allen (acting superintendent) asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs if Fannie I. Peter's request for sick leave of absence is approved or denied.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of Jessie W. Cook to the Riverside School as a teacher.
Captain W. A. Mercer sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs advising him that Mr. Yeager's request for leave of absence was approved by his office on July 20th. Mercer also advises the Commissioner that he made no mention of Yeager being a temporary employee and that Yeager has...
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the illness of George L. Gottwerth a temporary fireman has been employed.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Miss Carter's leave of absence was due to sickness. Mercer also informs the Commissioner that Carter died on March 11th. He requests the Commissioner to approve Miss Carter's application for a leave of absence with pay...
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for 12 teachers: Anna Goyituey, Luzena E. Tibbetts, Hattie M. McDowell, Agnes May Robbins, Cora B. Hawk, Sadie F. Robertson, Mariette Wood, Clara L. Smith, Emma A. Cutter, Mary A. Yarnall, Anne H. Stewart...
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards and endorses leave of absence requests to attend summer school at the Department of Indian Education in New Jersey for two employees: Margaret O. Eckert (assistant matron) and Mollie V. Gaither (field agent for girls).
Anne H. Stewart requests a transfer to another position as well as her annual leave due to the sloyd teaching position being abolished at the Carlisle Indian School.
Sloyd Teacher Anne H. Stewart renews her request to attend summer school at Chicago University. She desires to take a course in manual training. Major W. A. Mercer denies her request.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for eighteen employees: Kate S. Bowersox (principal teacher), Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Mollie V. Gaither (girls' field agent), Bertha Canfield (seamstress), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing...
Frances A. Veitch requests from the Office of Indian Affairs if she is eligible for a transfer to another department under the Secretary of the Interior as a clerk. William A. Mercer provides further information on Veitch's request.
Teacher Agnes May Robbins requests to attend the Pacific Coast Institute in Portland rather than the Chautauqua Summer School. Major W. A. Mercer encloses and endorses her request.
Major William A. Mercer forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for seven teachers: Emma H. Foster, James E. Henderson, Frances R. Scales, Sarah E. Gedney, Cora B. Hawk, Mary A. Yarnall, and Mariette Wood.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for eight employees: Emma H. Foster, Mariette Wood, Cora B. Hawk, Mary A. Yarnall, Hattie M. McDowell, Frances R. Scales, Sarah E. Gedney, and John L. Walters.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards School Physician Ferdinand Shoemaker's certification of Kate S. Bowersox's illness during her leave of absence. Bowersox works as a principal teacher.
Correspondence regarding Fred W. Canfield's request to take leave without pay to make it possible for James E. Henderson to take up his former work as Boys Outing Agent. William A. Mercer forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs and notes that he is not willing to approve the request...
These materials include a letter from William A. Mercer informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that, under orders from the War Department, he was departing for a physical examination and cavalry test. Assistant Superintendent J. R. Wise was placed inc harge of the school during Mercer's absence...
These materials include a telegram from Carlisle Superintendent Moses Friedman informing the Bureau of Indian Affairs that he was leaving for a trip to the Walters Sanitarium in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. John Whitwell was left in charge of the school in Friedman's absence.