William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has taken the transfer of Lydia E. Kaup from the La Pointe Agency to Carlisle under consideration.
Major William A. Mercer submits two reports that list new employees (Amelia D. McMichael), who have left the school (Frank B. Green), and those who have changed positions (Henry M. Scarborough). These reports include the position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. Mercer...
Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1906 amounting to $21,751.64 for support of the school, $13,580.00 of which is for regular employee pay.
William A. Mercer forwards a lease of the farm belonging to Annie and Laura Alexander for use as a drill and athletic ground for the small boys as well as a play ground for the girls. Mercer notes that the farm has been paid for with the boys athletic fund for two quarters but that the fund can...
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Amelia McMichael has reported for duty and it is no longer necessary to transfer Cloy Montgomery from the Sac & Fox School. Mercer notes that the one remaining vacancy can be filled through temporary employees.
John F. MacKey explains to the Office of Indian Affairs why two sets of papers were sent to the Office instead of providing a copy to the supplier of beef for the Omaha Agency. Also includes correspondence regarding the matter from the supplier Swift & Co., the Principal Teacher at the Omaha...
William A. Mercer provides the addresses for James Riley Wheelock and Dennison Wheelock to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer requests authority to purchase mileage books for outing agents in order to save money after the discontinuance of the half-rate fare.
A note on the file states that no public money can be used to pay for future services.
William A. Mercer forwards the application of William B. Gray for examination as an assistant farmer in the Indian School Service. Mercer further states that pending the results of the exam it is not advisable to promote Gray to assistant farmer temporary and then to additionally employ a...
Francis E. Leupp dismisses E. G. Sprow, Tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School, from the Indian Service for insubordination.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Lottie Sireech of tuberculosis.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Empire crayon supplied by the Chicago Warehouse is defective as it is too soft and creates too much dust. Mercer recommends the Steatite Anti-dust crayon manufactured by the Andrews School Furniture Co. as it is nearly dustless and...
William A. Mercer requests an increase in the funding of the Carlisle Indian School due to an increase in the cost of transporting students over the rail lines.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Mary E. Lininger being reinstated to the Indian Service as a seamstress or assistant seamstress.
J. R. Wise requests authority to pay the voucher for the funeral expenses of Lottie Sireech.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of Louisa John for the return of her son George Jimerson.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Angel DeCora) and employee who have changed positions (Henry M. Scarborough). The report includes position title and salary.
William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Circular "Accounts" dated February 6, 1906 in regard to cash payments for various items. Mercer requests an exception for the monthly salaries of employees as well as payments for less than five dollars.
William A. Mercer forwards voucher for expenses incurred in the treatment of Rueben Ridley for measles while on outing.
Juliette Smith applies for the position of baker at the Wittenberg Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the application along with this recommendation.
The Office of Indian Affairs is informed by William A. Mercer that Alfred Venne does not desire the Rice Station School industrial teacher position.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Herbert L. Creamer) and new employee who have left the school (Harry M. Scarborough). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs by stating that the position of tinner should be filled by a plumber who understands roofing or a tinner who understands plumbing.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the temporary employment of a Dickinson College senior. Mercer notes that the position is only necessary for another month until commencement and then can remain vacant until September.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry Vertreace is unable to perform his duties related to his position as an instructor of blacksmithing due to his inability to read or write.