Anna F. Bennett resigns her position as a housekeeper at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation along with his plan to nominate Mae Justus for the vacancy.
Benjamin F. Bennett resigns his position as farmer at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation along with his plan to promote assistant farmer Norman Justus to fill the vacancy.
Morris K. Mayer applies for the vacant farmer position at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the appointment of William H. Stutts as assistant farmer.
J. R. Wise submits to the Office of Indian Affairs a lease between A. P. and R. M. Henderson as well as the Carlisle Indian School for the lease of the Henderson Tract.
William A. Mercer returns the contract for the lease of the Henderson Tract to the Office of Indian Affairs for correction. Mercer requests that the contract be renewed for one year beginning on January 1, 1906.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by returning the contract for the lease of the Henderson Tract corrected according to instructions.
William A. Mercer requests to have William B. Gray be promoted from dairyman to assistant farmer. Mercer provides his reasons for asking the request and indicates the possible benefits of having a new dairyman.
William A. Mercer forwards the lease of the Alexander Tract along with the required corrections in signature, an oath of disinterestedness, and the plat of the school grounds and adjacent tracts owned or controlled by the school to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer forwards the report of the farm statistics for the Carlisle Indian School for the 1905 fiscal year along with a map showing the location of farms and other "Indian School Lands." Mercer also includes a report of inventory of stock, tools, and other items.
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...
J. R. Wise requests an extension to complete the contract with George Bridges for the installation of engine, tank, tower, and other materials for the water system at the school farm.
William A. Mercer forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs the leases for the Henderson and Alexander Tracts with his recommendation they be approved.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 for the rent of the Henderson Tract in order to use the land for pasture.
William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs authorize an additional assistant farmer position to assist the second school farm.
William A. Mercer forwards the names of staff who live outside the limits of the school grounds including staff who live on the school farm.
Jesse Null resigns his position as dairyman at the Carlisle Indian School. J. R. Wise forwards the resignation and indicates that the employment of Norman Egolf is again presented to the Indian Office due to his many qualifications.
J. R. Wise renews the request for filling the position of assistant farmer at the Carlisle Indian School through the Civil Service list of eligible candidates.
William A. Mercer requests authority to sell 18 hogs and 1 boar at a private sale.
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.
William A. Mercer renews his request to employ a horse shoer a couple days a week until a blacksmith is appointed.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher and bill of farrier's service due to the inability of the blacksmith to handle the feet of the horses. Mercer requests authority to pay for the service.
William A. Mercer proposes eliminating the position of assistant farmer and replacing it with a teacher of agriculture. Mercer goes on to provide his reasons for making such a move highlighting the experience of the Tuskegee and Hampton Institutes.
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding abolishing one of the assistant farmer positions in order to authorize the position of instructor of agriculture. Wise notes that the position to be abolished is currently temporary filled by C. W. Leib of Carlisle, Pennsylvania...
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."