Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant carpenter John A. Herr's application for a 27-day annual leave of absence.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards William Normast's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. Normast works as an instructor in tailoring.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant seamstress Beckie L. Goodyear's request for a 23-day leave of absence due to the illness and death of her mother.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Anastasia Achwack. (Family have indicated that the proper spelling of her last name should be Ashouwak.) He further requests authority to pay for her burial.
Richard H. Pratt forwards applications of three employees for leave of absence: E. Corbett (assistant seamstress), Susan Zeamer (assistant seamstress), and Mary E. Lininger (seamstress).
Superintendent Richard H. Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that if Emma A. Cutter and Jeannette L. Senseney cannot get immediate approval to attend their desired summer schools, they would like to make other arrangements.
Superintendent Richard H. Pratt forwards Cora B. Hawk's letter stating that she is taking three courses at summer school in Chicago: Primary Methods, Nature Study, and American History.
William A. Mercer responds to a complaint of Harwood Hall, Superintendent of the Riverside School, regarding correspondence between Charles Lamar, Bandleader at Carlisle, and Riverside student John Morongo.
Superintendent Richard H. Pratt requests approval of two days leave to the five employees travelling to St. Louis to attend an "institute." Pratt adds that Carrie E. Weekley (matron) can no longer go on the trip.
Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in June 1904. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School exceeded its authority for returning students to their homes by $1248.61. As a result Pratt requests authority to spend that sum in the last quarter of fiscal year 1904.
Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to drop from his property return three musical instruments which were exchanged for a concert flute and upright bass tuba. Pratt notes the exchange was necessary as the old instruments were not needed and the others were.
A note on the letter asks if...
Richard H. Pratt submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials and furnishings, light and fuel, miscellaneous expenses, new buildings and repairs, the value of subsistence raised by schools and issued to pupils, and pay for regular and...
Captain W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for fifteen employees: Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Minnie L. Ferree and Effie Moul (assistant matrons), Margaret O. Eckert (seamstress), Anne H. Stewart (sloyd teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), Jeannette L...
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has assumed command of the Carlisle Indian School.
S. L. Diven, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on June 30, 1904.
F. W. Browntree writes the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the resignation of Richard Henry Pratt from the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter directing him to deposit the unexpended balance of his funds for the fiscal year. Pratt notes various contracts regarding work to be done on buildings.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer returns assistant printer Genus E. Baird's corrected application for a 23-day leave of absence due to sickness. Included is an explanatory cover letter.
Edgar A. Allen responds to request of Charles King to be released from the Carlisle Indian School.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards seamstress Bertha Canfield's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards matron Margaret Roberts's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
William A. Mercer requests instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding signing his property papers at the Uintah and Ouray Agency as he needed to leave before his successor could sign the papers.
William A. Mercer acknowledges receipt of two circulars regarding weigher's return be attached to vouchers as well as attaching a schedule to financial accounts. Mercer asks if the amendment applies to private funds of students.
Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Charles Lamar). The reports include the position title and salary. Attached is an explanatory cover letter.