Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs requesting materials and funds to erect a "picket fence six feet high to keep Indians in and citizens out" of the Carlisle Indian School campus.
Request from Richard Henry Pratt for $430 of previously authorized funds to be credited to his account, for the construction of a fence at Carlisle Barracks.
Richard Henry Pratt writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a proposed plan of the South Pennsylvania Railroad to use eminent domain through the state to build a railroad through the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that this would greatly diminish the capability of the school to properly educate students.
Correspondence discussing a request from Richard Henry Pratt for an appropriation of $19,080 to construct buildings, walks, and fences at the Indian School. The buildings to be constructed are a barn on the school farm, a storehouse, and a blacksmith and wagon shop.
Lewis A. Grant, Acting Secretary of War, responds to a letter from the Department of Interior by providing a copy of the metes and bounds of the Carlisle Barracks along with a plat and the deed by which the U.S. Government acquired the land.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority pay for supplies and labor involved in macadamizing the roads at the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to hire labor to repair roads at the Carlisle Indian School and for purchasing supplies for industrial construction.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase supplies including gravel to continue the work of improving the roads and walks of the Carlisle Indian School as well as the pay of a mason and plasterer.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase two pieces of timber for a flagpole at the Carlisle Indian School.
J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a horticulturist for no more than 60 days beginning on October 24, 1904.
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.
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.
William A. Mercer further discusses his plan to build a greenhouse and to establish the position of florist or horticulturist.
J. R. Wise notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that a hydraulic engineer was employed to provide information on installing a new system of water supply for the school. Wise notes that the plans and cost will be submitted at a later date but that he hopes the cost will be authorized.
H. W. Leaman resigns his position as gardener and florist at the Carlisle Indian School. W. G. Thompson forwards the resignation with the note that the position be filled temporary in order to maintain the thousands of plants and prepare the hot house for the fall.
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."
Letter from T. Chalkley Hatton as consulting engineer to James W. Eckels, the Chairman of the Sewer Committee, regarding an outfall sewer located near the Carlisle Indian School.
Supplementary permit for sewerage for an outflow sewer near the Carlisle Indian School. The permit redirects the line from the Carlisle Indian School to the sewer disposal plant and allows the School to use the sewer system with the permission of the borough of Carlisle.
Correspondence regarding a right of way for the Borough of Carlisle to construct and operate an outfall sewer on the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer informs James W. Eckels that he has forwarded the correspondence related to the right of way for the outflow sewer to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington D.C.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent W. A. Mercer requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs send him a map of the school grounds so that the Carlisle Borough can build a sewer across the campus. Chief Clerk of the Office of Indian Affairs F. M. Conser forwards Mercer a copy.
Carlisle Gardener Reinholt H. Hoffman writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs because he was tasked with working as a temporary agricultural teacher but only received a gardener's salary. Superintendent Moses Friedman argues that Hoffman should not receive a higher salary since he did not actually teach. However, even though Hoffman's work…
J. Webster Henderson informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman that the Carlisle Borough is planning to build a sewage tunnel that will go underneath the school grounds and the Henderson Farm. Friedman then forwards Henderson's letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and asks for the petition to be granted.
Assistant Secretary of the Interior Lewis C. Laylin informs J. Webster Henderson that he grants permission for the Carlisle Borough to begin the construction of a sewer underneath the the school's grounds and the Henderson Farm.
Plat of the Carlisle Indian School campus drawn by Isaac Bradley and traced by Isaac Willis. Includes buildings, walks, roads, and crossings.