Major W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for eighteen employees: Kate S. Bowersox (principal teacher), Ella G. Hill (laundry manager), Mollie V. Gaither (girls' field agent), Bertha Canfield (seamstress), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Fred W. Canfield (drawing teacher), and Hattie M. McDowell, Cora B. Hawk,…
W. A. Mercer forwards matron Frances A. Veitch's application for a 28-day annual leave of absence. Veitch also requests an additional 30-day leave of absence without pay.
Major William A. Mercer forwards two applications for leave of absence: Ella Albert (asst. laundress) and W. B. Beitzel (clerk).
W. A. Mercer forwards two applications for a leave of absence for E. Corbett (assistant seamstress) and Susan Zeamer (assistant seamstress).
W. B. Beitzel resigns his position as a clerk at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation along with his note that he will provide a recommendation to fill the vacancy later.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that a check from the estate of Harriet W. Taber has been received. Mercer notes that he will provide a recommendation for the use of the funds at a later date.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that teacher Frances R. Scales declines the transfer offer to the Cherokee School.
William A. Mercer requests the abolishment of the Sloyd Teaching position in conjunction with the transfer of Anne H. Stewart. Mercer further requests hiring an additional assistant carpenter from the Civil Service and employing one temporarily.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Jeannette L. Senseney, Emma G. Sky, Elizabeth Searight, Ida Boger, and George Brown Jr.) and all employees working at the school to start the 1905-1906 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for…
Frances A. Veitch requests from the Office of Indian Affairs if she is eligible for a transfer to another department under the Secretary of the Interior as a clerk. William A. Mercer provides further information on Veitch's request.
William A. Mercer forwards Assistant Superintendent John R. Wise's application for a 30 day leave of absence.
William A. Mercer refers to his descriptive statement of changes in school employees regarding various vacant positions and his desire to make recommendations before the Office of Indian Affairs makes an appointment.
William A. Mercer acknowledges a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the use of student labor in the construction of the new hospital building.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Anne H. Stewart has declined her transfer to the Fort Lapwai school. Mercer further states that he has informed Stewart that the sloyd position has been abolished at the Carlisle Indian School.
Margaret Roberts requests a transfer to a clerical position in the general service of the Department of the Interior. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with his recommendation.
William A. Mercer notes the errors in a previous document and provides the correct names of A. H. Murtoff and Anna Goyituey to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that with the exception of two female teachers with normal school training he would prefer all other vacant teaching positions be filled by male teachers.
William A. Mercer requests that one of the assistant laundress positions previously abolished be reinstated. As a result he requests authority to temporary employ someone in the position.
Frances A. Veitch requests transfer to another school as a seamstress before taking the clerk's examination. William A. Mercer forwards the letter along with his recommendation that her request be granted. He further states that he will provide a recommendation for her replacement in a later letter.
William A. Mercer discusses the enrollment of Earl Clarence Davis at the Carlisle Indian School.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Rosa La Forge), employee who have left the school (Florence N. Head) and those who have changed positions (Annie G. Eckert). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
William A. Mercer requests action on his request to have John F. Mackey transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from his position at the Omaha Agency.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding consideration of M. Regina Bean to the position of matron. Mercer notes that he already has two names under consideration which he will send in a few days.
Teacher Agnes May Robbins requests to attend the Pacific Coast Institute in Portland rather than the Chautauqua Summer School. Major W. A. Mercer encloses and endorses her request.
William A. Mercer replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter seeking the appointment of Martin L. Lau as carriagemaker at the Carlisle Indian School.