Students Returning Home
E. A. Hitchcock provides decisions on allowing or disallowing expenses incurred in returning pupils to Alaska from the Carlisle Indian School.
Request for the approval of the dismissal of Ida La Fromboise (here Ida La Frumboise) from the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to Education Circular #119 dated April 7, 1905 asking for data to distribute funds for the transportation of students. Mercer states that as the transportation costs for Carlisle are paid from the appropriation that he believes the circular is not intended to apply to...
Acting superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1905 amounting to $12,478.80 to pay for appliances, building supplies, and student transportation. An explanatory cover letter is attached.
Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Louis Matlock at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his return to the Pawnee Agency.
Correspondence regarding the request of Mrs. William D. Wood to have Vasha Nakootkin transported to Seattle in order to make her home with her.
William A. Mercer requests that his dismissal of Jennie Boyd be approved by the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer requests that Eunice Baird be allowed to go home with her father.
William A. Mercer reports the death of Edward Tompkins as he was on his way home due to tuberculosis.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry into his assistance in helping Maggie Mandrigan to travel to Oregon.
William A. Mercer requests approval of his dismissal of George Brown.
William A. Mercer requests approval of his action in dismissing Margaret Bigwalker from the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to the request to return Claudia and Arline Allen.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that James Maney has left the Carlisle Indian School for his home in Cherokee, North Carolina.
William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $800 to return 116 students to their homes from the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer requests the funds due to railroads withdrawing the half-rate fares for students.
W. A. Mercer forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1906 amounting to $5,252.70 to pay for student transportation, support of school, and building supplies. An explanatory cover letter is included.
William A. Mercer reports that Sophia Green is returning to her home following further correspondence.
William A. Mercer requests to know more about an Act of Congress appropriating money for the return of students from Alaska to their homes. Mercer notes that two students in particular should be sent home as soon as possible due to consumption.
William A. Mercer requests to know if the recent appropriation allowing for funds to transport Alaskan students to their homes would apply to Lottie Hilton.
William A. Mercer provides the cost of returning 35 students to their homes in Alaska on account of expired terms of enrollment and ill health.
Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1907 amounting to $1,134.85 for returning students to their homes in Alaska.
William A. Mercer inquires whether he can pay for the transportation and expenses of Rev. S. H. Rock to be an escort for the returning party of students from Alaska.
William A. Mercer forwards vouchers covering expenses in transporting Alaskan students to their homes.
William A. Mercer forwards vouchers covering expenses of transporting Lottie Hilton to Los Angeles, California.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has sent Frank Keshena home and requests approval of his action.