1905

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Johnson Bradley Submits Resignation as Fireman
March 11, 1905 - March 13, 1905

Johnson Bradley submits his resignation as a fireman at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests authority to temporarily employ a replacement.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Florence M. Carter
March 11, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Florence M. Carter. Mercer outlines his plan to temporary employ a teacher to fill her position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Build Pavilions for Treatment of Consumptive Patients
March 11, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards a letter from Carlisle School physician F. Shoemaker requesting authority to erect two pavilions for the treatment of consumptive patients. Mercer also attaches an estimate of supplies and their costs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Temporary Fireman to Replace Sick Employee
March 13, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the illness of George L. Gottwerth a temporary fireman has been employed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, March 1905
March 21, 1905

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Frank B. Green) and those who have left the school (Florence M. Carter and Johnson Bradley). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Gaither Requests Meeting with Commissioner Leupp
March 23, 1905

Mollie V. Gaither requests a meeting with Francis E. Leupp to discuss returning to the Western United States.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Promotion of Emma Foster and Temporary Hire
March 24, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends the promotion of Emma H. Foster to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Florence M. Carter. In addition, Mercer states that Frank B. Green has agreed to take a temporary position at $50 a month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Lucy Spalding
March 25, 1905

William A. Mercer reports the death of Lucy Spalding of tuberculosis to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George L. Gottwerth's Request for Leave of Absence
March 27, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards George L. Gottwerth's request for a 12-day leave of absence due to sickness. Gottwerth works as a fireman. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Assistance in Locating Indian Service Employees
March 29, 1905

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs help in locating C. T. Stranahan and Voorhees if they remain in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, March 1905
March 30, 1905

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (H. W. Leaman) and those who have changed positions (Emma H. Foster and Frank B. Green). The report includes position title and salary.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rules Regarding Paying Student Employees, March 1905
March 30, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer acknowledges receipt of a circular from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs mandating that "authorized Indian Irregular Employees" must be paid at the end of each week.

Mercer argues that this new rule should not apply to Carlisle because students are only hired...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, March 1905
March 30, 1905

William A. Mercer 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 pay for regular and irregular employees...

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hitchcock Provides Clarity on Appropriation for New Hospital
March 31, 1905

E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, replies to an inquiry regarding the use of the appropriation for an addition to the hospital at the Carlisle Indian School. Hitchcock states that the appropriation can be used to construct a new hospital building.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, March 1905
March 31, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during March 1905. 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
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, March 1905
April 1905

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on March 31, 1905.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Ellen Macy
April 3, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Ellen Macy (here Ellen Macey) of tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Information Regarding Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905
April 5, 1905

William A. Mercer requests from the Office of Indian Affairs information on the Lewis and Clark Exposition after receiving a letter from Chemawa Indian School Superintendent Edwin L. Chalcraft. Mercer notes that the school has had a small exhibit on its school work and industrial departments and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Create New Building Plans and Topographical Maps
April 5, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to have a local engineer create topographical maps of the school grounds to correct errors including the locations of the main pipe line and the school cemetery. In addition, Mercer notes that the school drawing teacher is making floor plans and elevations of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Transfer of Florence N. Head
April 5, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding the permanent appointment of Florence N. Head as an assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer states that Head has been transferred to the seamstress department and recommends her transfer to a another school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase in Salary for Margaret O. Eckert
April 5, 1905

William A. Mercer requests an increase in the salary of Margaret O. Eckert as an Assistant Matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, April 1905
April 5, 1905

W. A. Mercer 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, 1906.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Semi-Annual Efficiency Report of Employees, 1905
April 5, 1905

Richard Henry Pratt compiles a report with remarks regarding employees' efficiency, conduct, behavior, dress, health, attitude towards children, and notes on any special skills. The report also lists employees' salaries and position titles.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Letter of Recommendation, April 1905
April 5-6, 1906

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (George Brown Jr.). The report includes position titles and salary. Attached is Mercer's recommendation appointment letter for Brown as an assistant cook. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, April 1905
April 6, 1905

Superintendent William A. Mercer submits an Estimate of Supplies for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 1905 amounting to $350.72 and requests to purchase those items in the open market. The form includes the items being requested, the quantity, the estimated cost, and how the item will be used...

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

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