William A. Mercer requests the appointment of Arthur E. Schaal to the position of stenographer and clerk at the Carlisle Indian School.
W. A. Mercer forwards a report on leave of absence taken by Jessie W. Cook. Cook works as the girls' field agent.
W. A. Mercer forwards William B. Gray's application for a 6-day annual leave of absence. Gray works as a dairyman.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the appointment of Henry T. Markistum (here Henry Markishtum) to the position of teacher at the Umatilla School has been received. Mercer notes that Markistum has left for Neah Bay, Washington where he has secured some position and that...
J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a desire for an itemized statement regarding specific trees for nursery stock.
J. R. Wise (acting superintendent) forwards Sara Pierre's application for a 21-day annual leave of absence. Pierre works as a hospital cook.
Contract between William A. Mercer and S. L. Diven for the latter to provide medical services at the Carlisle Indian School during the remainder of the 1905 fiscal year.
J. R. Wise (acting superintendent) forwards Emma G. Sky's application for a 4-day annual leave of absence. Sky works as an assistant clerk.
Acting Superintendent John R. Wise requests permission to employ irregular employees to make changes and repairs to buildings and other school property. Wise includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the jobs.
Alford W. Cooley, Acting President of the Civil Service Commission, notifies the Interior Secretary that there are no additional eligible teachers to consider for the vacancies at Silentz and Carlisle. Cooley further states that the positions can be filled through temporary appointments if...
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Allah E. Saxon and Mollie V. Gaither), those who have left the school (Jessie W. Cook), and those who have changed positions (Margaret Roberts and Minerva Shultz). The reports include the position title, salary, date of departure...
Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1905 amounting to $19,651.06 for support of the school, $13,815.00 of which is for regular employee pay.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the correct name of the student to be appointed to the fireman position at the Carlisle Indian School is Charles Kennedy not Patrick Kennedy.
William A. Mercer states that Dr. Ferdinand Shoemaker has accepted his transfer to the Carlisle Indian School to be the school physician. Mercer requests that steps be taken to enact the transfer and allow for 15 days to terminate the contract with Dr. S. L. Diven.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a report on leave of absence for William B. Gray (dairyman).
J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a horticulturist for no more than 60 days beginning on October 24, 1904.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards two applications for leave of absence for Helen E. Krise (clerk) and Howard E. Gansworth (boys field agent).
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding having Charles Kennedy replace Charles Yeager as fireman.
Captain William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during October 1904. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.
William A. Mercer follows up on his initial request to purchase nursery stock as well as J. R. Wise's reply to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry. Mercer states that unless the authority is granted soon the desired training for planting and caring for fruit trees will be lost.
W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
Joanna R. Speer forwards her resignation as assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School and requests a reappointment as a matron in the Northwest. William A. Mercer provides additional information on Speer.
W. A. Mercer forwards M. Burgess' application for a 24-day annual leave of absence. Burgess works as a superintendent of printing.
Captain W. A. Mercer sends a request for 55,000 plain white envelopes. An explanatory cover letter is included.
W. A. Mercer forwards Fanny G. Paull's application for a one-day leave of absence. Paull works as a teacher.