1905

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Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1905
July 29, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists a new employee (Annie G. Eckert). This report includes position title, salary, and date of appointment.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application of Sarah Gedney for Teaching Position
July 31, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards application of Sarah Elizabeth Gedney for a position as a primary teacher along with a recommendation from Kate F. Butler.

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

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 July 1905. Mercer distinguishes between the employees, whose names appear on the first page, and the "Indian...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ida Swallow Resigns as Assistant Clerk
August 1, 1905 - August 19, 1905

Ida Swallow resigns her position as assistant clerk at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs and recommends it be accepted as tendered.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies for Proposed New Hospital Building
August 2, 1905

William A. Mercer provides the Office of Indian Affairs with an estimate of supplies and materials for the proposed new hospital building as well as cost of labor.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ely Requests Retention of Nellie Robertson at Carlisle
August 7, 1905

Anna S. Ely requests that Nellie V. Robertson be retained as a clerk at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the request and requests a modification of his previous letter to retain Robertson.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Return John Seay
August 9, 1905 - August 10, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards response of E. H. Colegrove regarding claims made by Superintendent DeWitt S. Harris. Mercer further states that he is willing to return John Seay to appease Harris.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Rosa La Forge to be Appointed to Assistant Matron
August 11, 1905

William A. Mercer requests that Rosa La Forge be appointed to the position of assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Appointment of Assistant Carpenter
August 12, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the assistant carpenter position recently authorized. Mercer notes that he has no recommendations but would like to keep the Albert D. Reed who is temporary employed as a carpenter and lives in the borough of Carlisle....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Office Letter Regarding Hetrick Transfer
August 12, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of Emma K. Hetrick from Tomah to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Appoint Charles Wilson as Assistant Coachmaker
August 14, 1905

William A. Mercer requests the appointment of Wilson Charles to the position of assistant carriagemaker.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, August 1905
August 14, 1905

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Submitting Statement of Cost Form
August 16, 1905

William A. Mercer explains to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the statement of cost of employees and issues and expenditures report for the fourth quarter of 1904 will be submitted late because the quarterly property papers are not ready.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clara Smith Requests Transfer to Closer Location
August 17, 1905 - August 25, 1905

Clara L. Smith requests a transfer to a position closer to her home. William A. Mercer forwards the letter along with his comments about the need for her transfer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, August 1905
August 17 - September 5, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Daniel A. Reed and Martin L. Lau) and those who have left the school (Anne H. Stewart). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. Attached is a letter from Mercer advising the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clara Smith Responds to Proposed Transfer to Pierre, South Dakota
August 18, 1905 - August 21, 1905

J. R. Wise forwards Clara Smith's response to her proposed transfer to Pierre, South Dakota. Smith states that she would like to remain at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1907 Financial Estimate
August 18, 1905

William A. Mercer provides an estimate for the 1907 fiscal year in addition to providing an overview of the physical plant and the need for various buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Declaration of Martin Lau
August 19, 1905

Letter of William A. Mercer forwarding the declaration of Martin L. Lau who was recently appointed to the carriagemaker position at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommend Increase in Salary of M. I. Zeigler
August 19, 1905

William A. Mercer recommends increasing the salary of Milton I. Zeigler as harnessmaker to $720 per year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clara Smith Accepts Transfer to South Dakota
August 21-23, 1905

Clara L. Smith responds to William A. Mercer's letter by informing him that she will take the transfer to Pierre, South Dakota if it is not convenient to re-assign her to a closer school. Mercer forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Nora Printup
August 23, 1905

J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Nora Printup as a result of drowning while on outing in the Ocean City, New Jersey.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Louis Matlack at Carlisle
August 25, 1905 - December 7, 1905

Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Louis Matlock at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his return to the Pawnee Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Gaither Requests Transfer to Umatilla Agency
August 25, 1905

Mollie V. Gaither requests a transfer to the Umatilla Agency as an Assistant Superintendent if the position becomes available.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Requests to Return Students from Standing Rock Agency
August 26, 1905 - January 4, 1906

Correspondence regarding requests to return Carlisle Indian School students from the Standing Rock Agency. The requests focused on a promise that the term of enrollment for Carlisle was three years rather than five years.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frances A. Veitch Resigns Matron Position
August 26, 1905

Frances A. Veitch resigns as a matron of the Carlisle Indian School if she cannot be transferred immediately as seamstress. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests the Veitch's requests be complied with though not her privilege of being reinstated at the Carlisle Indian School as...

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

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