1906

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Four Financial Accounts of Kickapoo Students
January 23, 1900 - April 8, 1907

Four financial accounts of members of the Kickapoo Nation showing deposits while at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Return Noel Hodgkiss and Ida Sawyer
August 25, 1902 - January 18, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to the request of Oscar Hodgkiss for the return of his two children, Noel Hodgkiss and Ida May Sawyer, due to their health from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of William A. Mercer, Superintendent
February 25, 1903 - March 27, 1909

Personnel file of William A. Mercer, who served as the Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian School from July 1, 1904 to February 1, 1908. Before coming to Carlisle, Mercer was Captain of the Seventh United States Cavalry, and was also considered to become Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Construction Inspection Report of John Charles for March 1905
March 11, 1905 - January 2, 1909

These materials include correspondence and a report regarding construction, buildings, and grounds at the Carlisle Indian School, performed in 1905 by John Charles. Medical Supervisor Dr. Joseph A. Murphy requested the report in 1908, and returned it to the Bureau office in 1909.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Stationery, April 1905
April 5, 1905

W. A. Mercer requests a supply of two dozen different articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1906.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for Fiscal Year 1906
July 3, 1905

Captain William A. Mercer provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for the 1906 fiscal year to make building repairs. Mercer also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1906
July 5, 1905

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1906 amounting to $72,423.61 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian supplies, $13,435.00 of which is for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents, 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
Mercer Responds to Request of Wilford Kennedy to Have His Money Returned
October 8, 1905 - February 21, 1906

William A. Mercer replies to the request of Wilford Kennedy to have his money sent to him from his account at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1906
October 31, 1905

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1906 amounting to $28,211.17 for support of the school, $13,580.00 of which is for regular employee pay.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Effie Moul Requests Transfer to Another School in the Service
November 25, 1905 - March 3, 1906

Effie Moul requests a transfer to another school in the Indian School Service due to her health and lack of help. William A. Mercer responds to the request that he is in favor of the transfer and requests the position be filled immediately and with someone in good health and physique.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Luzena Tibbetts Resigns Position as a Teacher
December 23, 1905 - January 1, 1906

Luzena E. Tibbetts resigns her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards her resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs along with a note that he will will provide a recommendation to fill the vacancy in a later letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, December 1905
January 1906

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1905.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, January 1906
January 2, 1906

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
Requisition for Stationery, January 1906
January 2, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of 10,000 envelopes 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
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, January 1906
January 5, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Frank B. Green) and employee who has left the school (Luzena E. Tibbetts). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaints Regarding Wheelock's United States Indian Band
January 6, 1906 - January 20, 1906

Augustine Mendoza informs the Office of Indian Affairs of actions taken by James Riley Wheelock regarding the Wheelock's United States Indian Band. William A. Mercer further comments on Wheelock's actions and advises the Office make the account known to Agencies and Schools to prevent it...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, January 1908
January 8, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Sara Williams). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Assistant Tinner Services of Henry Gordon
January 10, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the services of Henry Gordon as an assistant tinner.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Four Names to Fill Vacant Teaching Positions in Service
January 13, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing the name of four former Carlisle Indian School students to fill two positions in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, January 1906
January 13, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of two dozen estimate of goods for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1906 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
Mercer Returns Henderson Tract Lease with Corrections in 1906
January 15, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by returning the contract for the lease of the Henderson Tract corrected according to instructions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information Provided Related to Benjamin Bennett's Request for Reinstatement
January 17, 1906

William A. Mercer provides information at the request of the Office of Indian Affairs related to Benjamin F. Bennett's request for reinstatement to the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Reply of Salem Moses Related to Appointment
January 17, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards the reply of Salem Moses related to his appointment as a carpenter at the Cheyenne River School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Promote William Gray to Assistant Farmer
January 17, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to have William B. Gray be promoted from dairyman to assistant farmer. Mercer provides his reasons for asking the request and indicates the possible benefits of having a new dairyman.

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

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