1906

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Transfer of Lydia Kaup Under Consideration
January 17, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Employee Oath, January 1906
January 20-22, 1906

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...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1906
January 22, 1906

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.

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Lease Alexander Farm in 1906
January 23, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Reports Amelia McMichael has Reported for Duty
January 25, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
MacKey Informs Office of Duplicate Papers Regarding Omaha Agency Food Supply
January 26, 1906 - February 23, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Addresses of James and Dennison Wheelock
January 27, 1906

William A. Mercer provides the addresses for James Riley Wheelock and Dennison Wheelock to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Purchase Mileage Books
January 27, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Forwarded Application of William B. Gray for Civil Service Exam
January 27, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dismissal of E. G. Sprow from the Carlisle Indian School
January 29, 1906

Francis E. Leupp dismisses E. G. Sprow, Tinsmith at the Carlisle Indian School, from the Indian Service for insubordination.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Lottie Sireech
January 29, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Lottie Sireech of tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Defective Chalk Supplied by the Chicago Warehouse
January 30, 1906

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request in 1907 Fiscal Year Spending Due to Increase in Transportation Costs
January 30, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Reinstatement of Mary Lininger as Seamstress
February 1, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Voucher Covering Funeral Expenses of Lottie Sireech
February 1, 1906

J. R. Wise requests authority to pay the voucher for the funeral expenses of Lottie Sireech.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Return of George Jimerson
February 6, 1906 - February 21, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to the request of Louisa John for the return of her son George Jimerson.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, February 1906
February 7, 1906

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. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Exception in Order to Make Payments in Cash
February 8, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Voucher for Treatment of Reuben Ridley on Outing
February 9, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for expenses incurred in the treatment of Rueben Ridley for measles while on outing.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Juliette Smith Applies for Baker Position at Wittenberg
February 12, 1906

Juliette Smith applies for the position of baker at the Wittenberg Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the application along with this recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alfred Venne Declines Position at the Rice Station School
February 14, 1906

The Office of Indian Affairs is informed by William A. Mercer that Alfred Venne does not desire the Rice Station School industrial teacher position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, February 1906
February 14, 1906

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. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Qualifications for Vacant Tinner Position
February 14, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Justification for Temporary Employment of Teacher
February 15, 1906

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Reports on Henry Vertreace's Ability to Perform as Blacksmith Instructor
February 15, 1906

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.

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

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