William A. Mercer requests authority to pay voucher for the casket used in the burial of Delia Williams.
W. A. Mercer forwards E. H. Colegrove's application for a 21-day annual leave of absence. Colegrove works as a teacher.
William A. Mercer requests authority to build an addition to the Carlisle Indian School Chapel and provides details on the procurement of supplies and cost of labor.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher covering the expense of W. G. Thompson's travel to visit trade schools in Philadelphia and New York.
Emma G. Sky applies for the assistant clerk position at the Riggs Institute in Flandreau, South Dakota through William A. Mercer. Mercer recommends the transfer in order to comply with his earlier recommendation to eliminate one of the assistant clerk positions at Carlisle.
This document features the cover sheet for four applications for leave of absence. The applications are missing.
Frances A. Veitch requests a transfer through William A. Mercer to a clerk position in the Civil Service.
W. A. Mercer forwards a report on leave of absence taken by nurse M. S. Barr.
Howard E. Gansworth submits his resignation as the Boys' Field Agent at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation along with his plan to have John F. Mackey and his wife come to Carlisle as replacements for Gansworth and Frances A. Veitch.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from C. H. Asbury, Superintendent of the Carson School, to purchase a wagonette and surrey and a set of double driving harness for the surrey from the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer states that the letter was...
William A. Mercer forwards a letter from Salem L. Moses requesting to qualify either as a carpenter, assistant disciplinarian, or industrial teacher. Mercer also includes a recommendation from W. G. Thompson.
William A. Mercer requests that during his absence authority be given to the Assistant Superintendent to enter into contracts and sign other financial papers.
W. A. Mercer forwards assistant matron Margaret O. Eckert's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that no proposals were received following the advertisement for horses and mules. Included is a note from August Kensler and the advertisement.
W. A. Mercer forwards Ella G. Hill's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. Hill works as a laundry manager.
Placeholder for Perry Griffie's letter providing railroad rates for Geronimo.
William H. Miller resigns his position as a financial clerk at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs and notes that he will forward the nomination of Frank Hudson at a later time.
William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with information on a surrey the Carlisle Indian School can provide for the Grand Junction School. Included is a photograph along with an enclosure from a surrey catalog.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase an Insinger dish washing machine.
W. A. Mercer forwards farmer Benjamin F. Bennett's application for a 2-day annual leave of absence.
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 May 1905. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Student...
E. G. Sprow submits his resignation as instructor in tinsmithing at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs with additional information and recommends the resignation be effective immediately.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is leaving for the Northwest on a trip to recruit students for the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer reiterates his case for retaining the tinsmith position at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer requests to know if Miss E. H. Allen has passed the examination for the position of matron or assistant matron.