1904

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Supplemental Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1905
July 23, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1905 amounting to $4,906.80 to pay for stokers, water pipes, and building supplies. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
E. H. Colegrove's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
July 25, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards teacher E. H. Colegrove's application for a 16-day annual leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to a Request to Return Shelah Guthrie
July 26, 1904 - September 1, 1904

Edgar A. Allen responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request for the return of Shelah Guthrie.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Complaint of Joseph C. Hart
July 26, 1904 - December 6, 1904

Correspondence regarding the complaint of Joseph C. Hart, Superintendent of the Oneida Indian School, regarding the recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School without his consent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Georgie A. Cook at Chemawa
July 27, 1904

W. S. Bannerman, Minister of the Prestyerian Churches of Sitka, requests to enroll Georgie A. Cook at the Chemawa Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Jeannette L. Senseney's Request to Attend Summer School
July 28, 1904

Captain William A. Mercer calls attention to Instrumental Music teacher Jeannette L. Senseney's request to attend summer school. Mercer states that he recommended her request be approved but has not heard back from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Submission of Revised Contract with Local Water Company
July 28, 1904

William A. Mercer submits a revised contract between the Carlisle Indian School and the Carlisle Gas & Water Company of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Mercer outlines the revised contract locks in the price for ten years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Submits Plans and Specifications for Addition to Small Boys Dorm
July 29, 1904

William A. Mercer forwards the plans and specifications for adding a third story to the small boys dormitory and revises the estimate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, July 1904
July 30 - November 14, 1904

Major W. A. Mercer 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 July 1904. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Responds to Inquiry Regarding Goie Mira Pinawadle
August 2, 1904 - August 9, 1904

Edgar A. Allen responds to an inquiry from Frank Barnes, President of Grand Prairie Seminary, regarding Goie Mira Pinawadle who claims to be a graduate of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Applications for Leave of Absence
August 2-3, 1904

Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards applications of four employees for leave of absence:  Goliath Bigjim (baker), Mary A. Yarnall (music teacher), W. B. Beitzel (clerk), and Bessie B. Beach (librarian).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
S. J. Nori's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 3, 1904

Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards S. J. Nori's application for a 12-day annual leave of absence. Nori works as a clerk.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
W. H. Miller's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 6, 1904

Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards W. H. Miller's application for a 6-day annual leave of absence. Miller works as a financial clerk. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allen Informs Office of Return of Maggie Venne
August 9, 1904 - August 19, 1904

Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Maggie Venne has been brought back from her outing home and will leave shortly to return to her home. Allen further returns correspondence from Senator Porter J. McCumber regarding his request to have Venne returned.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edgar Allen Requests to be Considered for Vacant Special Agent Position
August 10, 1904

Edgar A. Allen requests to be considered for the special agent vacancy created by the transfer of Mr. McNichol.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question Regarding Fannie I. Peter's Sick Leave
August 12, 1904

Edgar A. Allen (acting superintendent) asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs if Fannie I. Peter's request for sick leave of absence is approved or denied. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Mabel Stack
August 15, 1904

Notice of the death and burial of Mabel Stack of tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edgar Allen Accepts Position of Special Agent
August 19, 1904

Edgar A. Allen informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he will accept the position of Special Agent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Reports Return to Carlisle from Old Agency
August 22, 1904

William A. Mercer reports to the Office of Indian Affairs that he has returned from his trip to the Uintah and Ouray Agency to finish transferring Agency property to his successor.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Audit of the Financial Transactions of Richard Henry Pratt
August 23, 1904

This audit and report, which concerns the finances of the Carlisle Indian School as administered by Richard Henry Pratt, was prepred immediately following his retirement as superintendent of the school. The report focuses on the use of non-governmental funds - charitable donations to the school...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1906 Financial Estimate
August 23, 1904

William A. Mercer provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the state of the Carlisle Indian School during the previous fiscal year. Mercer focuses on the physical plant of the school including the sewage and electric plants and proposes building additional rooms to split the small...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Time Before Recommending Allen's Replacement
August 23, 1904

William A. Mercer informs W. A. Jones that he would like time before making a recommendation regarding the replacement of Edgar A. Allen as Assistant Superintendent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Goods Shipped to Carlisle by Pennsylvania Railroad Company
August 24, 1904 - December 26, 1908

This document contains correspondence written by Superintendent William A. Mercer, the Chief of the Purchase Division of the Department of the Interior, Chief Clerk F. M. Conser, and two auditors for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company named John S. Donaldson and John T. Denniston. The...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Freight Charges from CVRR
August 25, 1904

William A. Mercer responds to a letter from H. C. Clevenger, General Freight Manger of the Cumberland Valley Railroad regarding freight charges on goods shipped to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
McCumber Thanks Office for Helping Maggie Venne Return Home
August 27, 1904

Senator Porter J. McCumber thanks W. A. Jones for his assistance in helping Maggie Venne return to her home.

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

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