1904

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Mercer Recommends Appointment of Arthur Schaal to Stenographer Position
October 11, 1904

William A. Mercer requests the appointment of Arthur E. Schaal to the position of stenographer and clerk at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Jessie W. Cook's Leave of Absence
October 11, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards a report on leave of absence taken by Jessie W. Cook. Cook works as the girls' field agent. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William B. Gray's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
October 14, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards William B. Gray's application for a 6-day annual leave of absence. Gray works as a dairyman. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Letter of Appointment Forwarded to Henry Markistum at Neah Bay
October 18, 1904

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Itemized Account of Proposed Nursery Stock Purchase
October 18, 1904

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a desire for an itemized statement regarding specific trees for nursery stock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
October 21, 1904

J. R. Wise (acting superintendent) forwards Sara Pierre's application for a 21-day annual leave of absence. Pierre works as a hospital cook. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Contract for S. L. Diven to Provide Medical Services
October 24, 1904 - July 31, 1905

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.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Emma G. Sky's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
October 24, 1904

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. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for Building Repairs, October 1904
October 25, 1904

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. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Civil Service Commission Notifies Interior of Eligible Teachers
October 26, 1904

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, October 1904
October 26, 1904

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...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1905
October 26, 1904

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. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Correct Name of Student to be Appointed Fireman
October 26, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Ferdinand Shoemaker to Carlisle as School Physician
October 26, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on William B. Gray's Leave of Absence
October 29, 1904

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a report on leave of absence for William B. Gray (dairyman). 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Local Horticulturist to Work on the School Grounds
October 29, 1904

J. R. Wise requests authority to employ a horticulturist for no more than 60 days beginning on October 24, 1904.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Two Applications for Leave of Absence
October 29, 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).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office of Date of Appointment of Charles Kennedy as Fireman
October 31, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding having Charles Kennedy replace Charles Yeager as fireman.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, October 1904
October 31, 1904

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.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Request to Purchase Nursery Stock
November 2, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, November 1904
November 2, 1904

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.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joanna Speer Submits Resignation as Assistant Matron
November 4, 1904 - November 7, 1904

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
M. Burgess' Application for Annual Leave of Absence
November 4, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards M. Burgess' application for a 24-day annual leave of absence. Burgess works as a superintendent of printing. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, November 1904
November 21, 1904

Captain W. A. Mercer sends a request for 55,000 plain white envelopes. An explanatory cover letter is included. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fanny G. Paull's Request for Leave of Absence
November 8, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards Fanny G. Paull's application for a one-day leave of absence. Paull works as a teacher. 

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

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