1905

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M. S. Barr's Application for Leave of Absence
April 8, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards nurse M. S. Barr's application for a 30-day leave of absence on account of the illness of her sister. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Education Circular #119 Regarding Transportation Funds
April 10, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to Education Circular #119 dated April 7, 1905 asking for data to distribute funds for the transportation of students. Mercer states that as the transportation costs for Carlisle are paid from the appropriation that he believes the circular is not intended to apply to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Copy of Reply to Moving Carlisle School to Missoula
April 10, 1905

Fred J. Erfert of the Missoula, Montana Chamber of Commerce requests a copy of the Office of Indian Affairs reply to their inquiry regarding the removal of the Carlisle Indian School to the Western United States.

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

Superintendent W. A. Mercer advises the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Miss Carter's leave of absence was due to sickness. Mercer also informs the Commissioner that Carter died on March 11th. He requests the Commissioner to approve Miss Carter's application for a leave of absence with pay...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Education Circular 120 with Location and Railroad Information
April 11, 1905

J. R. Wise replies to Education Circular 120 from C. F. Larrabee with the correct location, post-office and telegraphic addresses, and the nearest railroad station. Wise provides a breakdown of the usual routes for passenger and freight routes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Florence N. Head to Another School
April 12, 1905

William A. Mercer requests Florence N. Head to be transferred to the position of seamstress at another school in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Information Related to the Lewis and Clark Exposition
April 12, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has separately sent them school room papers and unmounted drawings for the Lewis and Clark/Portland Exposition. Wise also covers the type of industrial materials to be included and negatives taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Purchase Two Caskets
April 13, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the purchase of two burial caskets.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of W. H. Beck as Indian Agent
April 13, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends the appointment of W. H. Beck as an Indian Agent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, April 1905
April 15, 1905

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Frank B. Green) and those who have changed positions (Margaret O. Eckert). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New Hospital Building at Carlisle
April 15, 1905 - May 10, 1905

Correspondence and memorandums regarding the building of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School based on the Haskell Institute Hospital.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office that Money Order Received
April 18, 1905

William A. Mercer notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received the money order reimbursing him for expenses of Quanah Parker and seven others to interview the President.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Three Students from Alaska
April 19, 1905 - April 24, 1905

William A. Mercer discusses a letter from Emily B. Parke requesting to be allowed to enroll three students from Alaska at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office of Industrial Articles Sent to Lewis and Clark Exposition
April 20, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has shipped a box of industrial goods direct to Portland, Oregon for the Lewis and Clark/Portland Exposition. Included is a list of articles in the exhibit for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
P&R Railway Returns Letter Concerning Lack of Blank Certificate
April 22, 1905 - April 25, 1905

George Zeigler, Comptroller of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company, returns a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the lack of a blank to certify the rates charged were current and the lowest charged to the public for the same service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Delia Williams
April 29, 1905

J. R. Wise reports the death of Delia Williams of tuberculosis to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, April 1905
April 30, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during April 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
Etta S. Fortney's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
May 3, 1905

W. A. Mercer forwards Etta S. Fortney's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. Fortney works as an assistant laundress. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leaman Written to Office to Obtain Blanks for Florist Exam
May 4, 1905

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that H. W. Leaman has written to the Civil Service Commission regarding obtaining blanks and instructions for the required examination for florist.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Howard E. Gansworth's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
May 5, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer forwards boys field agent Howard E. Gansworth's application for a 12-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Spend Money to Buy Supplies and Labor for Emergency Repairs
May 6, 1905

William A. Mercer requests authority to spend $500 in the open market to purchase supplies and in labor costs to make emergency repairs to buildings and other school property.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Employees Required for Spring and Summer 1905
May 6, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer request permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to employ irregular student labor to build and improve school facilities during the spring and summer of 1905. Mercer notes that he hopes to pay his students betwween 50 and 75 cents per day, and that hiring students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Employees Required in Sewing Room for May and June 1905
May 8, 1905

Captain W. A. Mercer requests permission from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to employ twenty female students in the sewing room to make shirts for male pupils. Mercer also includes details on compensation and the number of workdays required to make enough shirts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimates and Plans for New Hospital Building
May 9-12, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards estimates and proposals for the construction of a new hospital building at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Blueprints/Architectural Drawings, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Voucher for Delia Williams' Casket
May 9, 1095

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay voucher for the casket used in the burial of Delia Williams.

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

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