Frances A. Veitch resigns as a matron of the Carlisle Indian School if she cannot be transferred immediately as seamstress. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests the Veitch's requests be complied with though not her privilege of being reinstated at the Carlisle Indian School as a matron.
William A. Mercer requests authority to send Milton I. Zeigler to Chicago at the request of Superintendent Spooner.
Captain William 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 August 1905. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian Assistants," who are student employees, listed…
Major W. A. Mercer sends a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to expedite the articles of stationery requested on April 5th. Also, Mercer advises the Commissioner to send three press copy books immediately if the items from April's requisition are going to be delayed.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Frances A. Veitch declines her transfer to the position of seamstress at the Sac and Fox School.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding his preference to filling the remaining teaching vacancies at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer also goes through the various teachers at the School.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Ida V. Nori, Emma K. Hetrich, Sarah E. Gedney, Alfred M. Verne, Wilson Charles, and Ida Boger) and employees who have left the school (Agnes May Robbins, Fanny G. Paull, Clara L. Smith, Margaret Roberts, Frances A. Veitch, Ida Swallow, and W. B. Beitzel). The report includes…
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Annie G. Eckert and A. H. Murtoff), those who have changed positions (M. I. Zeigler). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. Additionally, Mercer forwards a resignation letter from A. H. Murtoff.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School has opened for the school year with three vacant teaching positions. Mercer reports on the temporary assignments to fill the work, including temporarily employing former student Sarah Williams. He acknowledges receiving notice of the appointments of John L.…
William A. Mercer references the resignation of the blacksmith A. H. Murtoff and requests a replacement with experience in the West due to the difference between the roads with in the East.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have changed positions (Mary A. Yarnall, Cora B. Hawk, and Hattie M. McDowell). The report includes position title and salary.
William A. Mercer responds to a letter from Alex Solomon requesting an honorable discharge for his son Michael Solomon from the Carlisle Indian School.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new temporary employees (Chauncey E. Archiquette and John S. C. Spickerman). The report includes position title and salary.
The Commissioner forwards a letter from former student Edith Bartlett in which she requests a new U.S. Indian Agent for the Fort Hall Agency based on her observations over the summer. William A. Mercer was asked how much credence should be placed on her request, and he responds by providing information related to her time at Carlisle.
William A. Mercer forwards a letter from S. J. Nori requesting an increase in salary. Mercer notes that the office positions have not been adjusted and the changes are needed to provide equity.
William A. Mercer requests authority to subscribe to various periodicals for the Carlisle Indian School library.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (John L. Walters and James E. Henderson). The report includes position title and salary.
William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs arrange a non-competitive examination for Chauncey Archiquette for the position of assistant clerk. Mercer requests that blanks and information be sent to directly Archiquette.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Sara Williams). The report includes position title and salary.
William A. Mercer reports the death of Edward Angalook of tuberculosis to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs appoint an individual from the Civil Service list to fill the vacant assistant matron position.
Former student Dora (here Dorothy) Reinken requests to know from Francis E. Leupp if she is eligible to receive a ticket from Buffalo, New York to Seattle, Washington.
William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for veterinary services per the enclosed voucher and invoice as well as additional expenses which will arise during the fiscal year.
William A. Mercer requests authority to renew subscriptions to various publications for library.
William A. Mercer requests instruction regarding the application of John Joseph Lewey for enrollment in the Carlisle Indian School.