William A. Mercer requests to know if Miss E. H. Allen has passed the examination for the position of matron or assistant matron.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry by providing information on Harry K. Cole's time at the Carlisle Indian School.
E. G. Sprow withdraws his resignation as a tin department instructor. J. R. Wise forwards the letter along with his recommendation that no action be taken on the resignation.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for 12 teachers: Anna Goyituey, Luzena E. Tibbetts, Hattie M. McDowell, Agnes May Robbins, Cora B. Hawk, Sadie F. Robertson, Mariette Wood, Clara L. Smith, Emma A. Cutter, Mary A. Yarnall, Anne H. Stewart, and Jeannette L. Senseney.
J. R. Wise responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding an inquiry from Princess Chinquilla who claims her son, Harry K. Cole, left money, a trunk, and a gold watch when he left the Carlisle Indian School.
Princess Chinquilla in her letter also requests a position for Cole in the Indian Service.
J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's letter to employ kalsominers for 60 days.
J. R. Wise requests to have E. G. Sprow reinstated as an instructor of tinsmithing at the Carlisle Indian School as his withdrawal did not make it in time to the Office of Indian Affairs.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards eleven applications for leave of absence for several employees: Mary A. Yarnall (teacher), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Hattie M. McDowell (teacher), Sadie F. Robertson (teacher), Agnes May Robbins (teacher), Cora B. Hawk (teacher), Clara L. Smith (teacher), Anne H. Stewart (sloyd teacher),…
Correspondence regarding the retention of Jeannette Senseney as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School following the abolition of her old position as instrumental teacher.
Acting superintendent J. R. Wise forwards a supplementary estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1905 amounting to $12,478.80 to pay for appliances, building supplies, and student transportation. An explanatory cover letter is attached.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards four approved leave of absence requests to attend summer school: Emma H. Foster, Frances R. Scales, and Fannie G. Paull (teachers hoping to attend Mount Gretna) and Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher hoping to attend the Department of Indian Education in New Jersey).
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Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards six applications for leave of absence for several employees: Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), Bessie B. Beach (librarian), Emma H. Foster (teacher), Fanny G. Paull (teacher), Frances R. Scales (teacher), and Charles Kennedy (fireman).
J. R. Wise notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that a hydraulic engineer was employed to provide information on installing a new system of water supply for the school. Wise notes that the plans and cost will be submitted at a later date but that he hopes the cost will be authorized.
Acting Superintendent John R. Wise submits a report that lists new employees (Frank Hudson) and employees who have left the school (W. H. Miller and Howard E. Gansworth). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards three applications for three employees: Bertha Canfield (seamstress), Beckie L. Goodyear (assistant seamstress), and Kate Bowersox (principal teacher).
J. R. Wise forwards bill of Fisk Goodyear for coal supplied to the Carlisle Indian School and provides details for why it was shipped prior to Department approval.
J. R. Wise forwards the requests of Kate S. Bowersox, Bertha Canfield, and Ella G. Hill to attend the Indian Institute and National Educational Association at Asbury Park, New Jersey.
J. R. Wise forwards Jeannette L. Senseney's comments regarding the Office of Indian Affairs letter of taking a non-competitive examination for the position of teacher.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards and endorses leave of absence requests to attend summer school at the Department of Indian Education in New Jersey for two employees: Margaret O. Eckert (assistant matron) and Mollie V. Gaither (field agent for girls).
Margaret Roberts requests a transfer from her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School to a clerk in the Department of the Interior at Washington D.C.
Acting Superintendent J. R Wise forwards six applications for leave of absence for several employees: E. G. Sprow (instructor in tinsmithing), William Normast (instructor in tailoring), W. S. Dysert (instructor in shoemaking), Nellie V. Roberston (clerk), Emma G. Sky (assistant clerk), and M. I. Zeigler (instructor in harness-making).
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards assistant matron Effie Moul's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence.
W. A. Mercer requests 150 vouchers for open market purchase used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
J. R. Wise indicates that he has sent the Office of Indian Affairs a set of floor plans and front and side elevations of all buildings in the Carlisle Indian School. Wise also attaches a synopsis of several buildings.
Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for three employees: Hattie M. McDowell (teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), W. G. Thompson (superintendent of industries). An explanatory cover letter is attached.