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Request for Appointment of New Assistant Matron Position
June 1, 1907

William A. Mercer requests that the vacant assistant matron position be filled through the civil service register of eligibles as quickly as possible.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Complaints of Ella G. Hill
June 4, 1907 - July 8, 1907

Correspondence regarding complaints of Ella G. Hill, Laundry Manager, against William A. Mercer and Mrs. Saxon, the head matron of the small boys quarters in addition to her transfer at a reduced salary to a Western School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
E. H. Colegrove Requests Transfer to the Albuquerque School
June 6, 1907

E. H. Colegrove requests a transfer to the position of disciplinarian at the Albuquerque School or another similar position after previously declining the position. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with his recommendation. Mercer requests that the transfer be delayed until the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella G. Hill Declines Transfer from Carlisle
June 13, 1907 - June 14, 1907

Ella G. Hill declines her transfer due to the decrease in salary and requests information regarding the reason for her demotion. William A. Mercer forwards Hill's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs along with noting that Kate S. Bowersox accepted her transfer to the Haskell Institute as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Place Marguerite Fremont on the Indian School Service List
June 14, 1907 - July 6, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs place Marguerite Fremont (here Margaret Fremont) on file for a position as assistant seamstress or seamstress in the Indian School Service. C. F. Larrabee follows up by noting that he is willing to nominate Fremont for the vacancy at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Margaret Eckert Resigns as Assistant Matron
July 1-6, 1907

Margaret O. Eckert resigns her position as assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School. Eckert's resignation was forwarded to the Office of Indian Affairs by William A. Mercer where it was accepted by C. F. Larrabee.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment of Married Dairyman without Children
July 3-8, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the appointment of a married dairyman with no children. Mercer notes the wife of the dairyman is expected to cook for student detail at the dairy.

C. F. Larrabee responds to Mercer by noting that he has requested eligibles for the position.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Theresa Connor for Vacant Assistant Seamstress Position
July 8, 1907 - July 12, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs communication regarding the potential appointment of Marguerite Fremont (here Margaret Fremont) to the position of assistant seamstress at the Rainy Mountain School. Mercer instead recommends Theresa Connor who desires the position...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Exceptional Male Teacher to Teach Math
July 9, 1907 - July 13, 1907

William A. Mercer requests a teacher to be appointed who is accomplished in teaching math at a salary of $780. Mercer notes that unless an exceptional teacher can be found that he would prefer to promote internally.

C. F. Larrabee places the request to the Civil Service Commission as well...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase in Salary of Karl H. Baker
July 10, 1907 - July 23, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he meant to recommend an increase in salary for the printer Karl H. Baker.

Frank M. Conser, Chief Clerk, responds that the increase in salary has been granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Canfield Requests Transfer to Day School in the Southwest
July 11, 1907 - July 16, 1907

Fred W. Canfield requests a transfer to a day school in the Southwest due to his upcoming marriage to Anna Goyitney. William A. Mercer forwards the request and recommends that it occur and that James E. Henderson be promoted to the position of Boys Outing Agent.

Lastly, C. F. Larrabee...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment of Adelaide Belle Reichel
July 12, 1907 - July 16, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Adelaide Belle Reichel has agreed to take one of the lower grade teaching positions and requests that the Office make the appointment.

C. F. Larrabee responds that the Office will carry out Mercer's recommendations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request Not to Appoint Mary Miller as Assistant Laundress
July 16, 1907 - July 26, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he would not prefer to have Mary R. Miller appointed as an assistant laundress at the Carlisle Indian School. C. F. Larrabee responds that Mercer's statements will be followed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Canfield Requests Leave Without Pay Prior to Transfer
July 17, 1907 - July 24, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendations to Filling Various Vacancies at Carlisle in July 1907
July 27, 1907 - August 9, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding various employee changes including the promotion of Lydia E. Kaup and Lydia M. Johnston as well as the appointment of Charles N. Willard. C. F. Larrabee responds by approving the recommendations requested by Mercer and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Reduce Salary of Boys Outing Agent
July 27, 1907 - August 1, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the salary of the Boys Outing Agent be reduced to $800 following the promotion of James E. Henderson due to his lack of experience. Following his request C. F. Larrabee recommends the change to the Secretary of the Interior.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Zoa Hardin to be Appointed to Assistant Matron Position
August 1, 1907 - August 6, 1907

William A. Mercer recommends Zoa Hardin for the position of assistant matron at $300 at the Kickapoo School. Correspondence from the Office of Indian Affairs follows informing Hardin, Mercer, and the Superintendent of the Kickapoo School that Hardin has been appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request in the Increase of the Salary of George Gottwerth as Fireman
August 1, 1907 - August 13, 1907

William A. Mercer requests an increase in the salary of George L. Gottwerth as a fireman. Mercer states that the other fireman positions will not require increases due to his plan to use unmarried men and Indians. The Office of Indian Affairs forwards the request to the Secretary of the Interior...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Appointment of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Canfield
August 7, 1907 - August 15, 1907

Correspondence regarding the appointment of Fred Canfield and his wife to positions at the Zuni Day School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Assistant Matron Positions
August 12, 1907 - August 14, 1907

Correspondence regarding the promotion of Elsa Mayham to the position of assistant matron in the dining room. In addition to the transfers of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Carter and Anna Miller.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary Decrease for Baker Nikefer Shoushick,
December 13, 1907 - December 17, 1907

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent W. A. Mercer requests to lower the salary of baker Nikefer Shoushick (here Nekifer Shouchuck) from $600 to $480 per year. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Frank Pierce grants Mercer authority to do so.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Demand to Cut Staff Positions
December 28, 1907 - January 3, 1908

Carlisle Indian School Superintendent W. A. Mercer informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he will be permanently filling the fireman, assistant carpenter, and assistant matron positions, but he does not think he will be able to cut any positions without hurting the school. 

 ...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Paying Salaries of Staff Members Transferred to Other Positions
January 3, 1908 - April 22, 1908

Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee informs the Carlisle Indian School Superintendent that he should furnish the relief of Boys' Field Agent Fred W. Canfield before James E. Henderson takes his position. 

 Larrabee also informs the superintendent that he has to pay for...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Departure of Superintendent Mercer
January 4, 1908 - January 6, 1908

The Commissioner of Indian Affairs Francis E. Leupp informs the Secretary of the Interior that the War Department has ordered that Carlisle Indian School Acting Superintendent Major W. A. Mercer return to his regiment, thus opening a vacancy in the leadership of the school.

Leupp...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Superintendent Moses Friedman's Transfer to Carlisle
January 16, 1908 - April 3, 1909

Organized as a student file, this document contains numerous letters regarding Moses Friedman's transfer from the Assistant Superintendence at Haskell Insitute to the Superintendence of the Carlisle Indian School. Friedman replaces Major William A. Mercer, who is required to return to his...

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

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