1905

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Four Financial Accounts of Kickapoo Students
January 23, 1900 - April 8, 1907

Four financial accounts of members of the Kickapoo Nation showing deposits while at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of William A. Mercer, Superintendent
February 25, 1903 - March 27, 1909

Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, April 1904
April 6, 1904

Superintendent Richard H. Pratt requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1905.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1905
July 9, 1904

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1905 amounting to $74,963.20 for support of the school, $13,712.50 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
Mercer Responds to Request to Reenroll Murphy Tarby
October 10, 1904 - April 26, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an inquiry to reenroll Murphy Tarby at the Carlisle Indian School in order for Tarby to attend the Dickinson Preparatory School.

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
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
Office Informed Oliver Harlan to Remain as Assistant Farmer Until Replacement Appointed
January 4, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Service that arrangements have been made for Oliver Harlan to remain as the Assistant Farmer until his replacement has been secured.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reports on Five Leaves of Absence
January 4, 1905

Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards reports on leave of absences taken by several employees: W. B. Beitzel (clerk), S. J. Nori (clerk), Emma G. Sky (assistant clerk), George Foulk (teamster), and Oella C. Munch (assistant matron).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
W. C. Smith Requests to Enroll His Sons at Carlisle in 1905
January 4, 1905

W. C. Smith inquires about enrolling his two sons at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1904 Calendar Year
January 6, 1905

John R. Wise submits the report of farm statistics the Carlisle Indian School farms for the 1904 calendar year.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Physician
January 16, 1905

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, complies a report that indicates that there is one case of epilepsy, two cases of scoliosis, and three cases of tuberculosis at the school.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Information on Adjusting Telegram Charges
January 7, 1905

J. R. Wise requests information from the Office of Indian Affairs on how to pay for collect telegrams which were not sent at the Government rate.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oella C. Munch Resigns Position as Assistant Matron
January 10, 1905

Oella C. Munch resigns her position as an assistant matron from the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he will submit a recommendation for an appointment in a later letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss Two Students
January 12, 1905

William A. Mercer requests his action in dismissing William White and Josephine Williams be approved by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Furnish Laura Taylor Funds to Travel to Take Position
January 12, 1905

William A. Mercer requests to be able to furnish Laura Taylor with funds to travel to the Navajo Agency Training School to take a position as an assistant seamstress.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1904
January 14, 1905

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1904.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on W. A. Mercer's Leave of Absence
January 14, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer (superintendent) forwards a report on his own leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Appoint Charles Dillon as Assistant Blacksmith
January 17, 1905

William A. Mercer requests to appoint Charles Dillon as an Assistant Blacksmith.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Lamar Submits Resignation as Cook
January 19, 1905

Alice Lamar submits her resignation as a cook at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Clarification Regarding Appointment of Additional Housekeeper
January 19, 1905

William A. Mercer requests clarification from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the appointment of the wife of Norman Justus as housekeeper. Mercer states that this position is currently held by Anna F. Bennett and that the wife of Oliver Harlan the previous Assistant Farmer was unpaid.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase Three Industrial Positions
January 19, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to increase the salaries of the harness maker, tinsmith, and painter at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Abolish Superintendent of Printing Position
January 20, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the Printing Department being run as efficiently as ever without a Superintendent of Printing that the position should be abolished.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for Employment from Mason M. Maxon
January 21, 1905 - March 8, 1905

Mason M. Maxon writes to Francis Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to be the Carlisle Indian School military instructor. Maxon includes a petition and letters of recommendation in support of his application.

Leupp informs U. S. Senator J. V. Quarles that the military instructor...

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

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