1906

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Mercer Requests Authority to Hire Irregular Assistant Matron
October 31, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay an irregular employee prior to the establishment of an assistant matron to help in the dining room. A note from F. M. Conser states that the position should be authorized as the dining room service at Carlisle needed improvement while he was visiting...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, November 1906
November 1, 1906

Major William Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Mabel Weekley). The report include position title and salary.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Murphy Tarby Requests Position in the Indian Service
November 2, 1906 - November 8, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to Murphy Tarby's request for a position in the Indian Service. Wise provides information on Tarby's time at the Carlisle Indian School and provides a recommendation for possible positions in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Requests Mechanical Drawing Teacher Position be Suspended
November 3, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the failure of George E. Balenti to pass the examination for the position of mechanical drawing teacher. Wise states that the school is unable to fill the position at the salary offered and requests that it be temporarily...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Proposes Dropping Plan for Cavalry Training
November 5, 1906

William A. Mercer recommends that the proposed plan of having a Cavalry Training course at the Carlisle Indian School be dropped to a lack of support from the War Department.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Horse Shoer on an Irregular Basis
November 5, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to employ a practical horse shoer during the present quarter. Mercer notes that the present blacksmith does not have the expertise to perform the role or to properly teach students.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sara Pierre Resigns as Hospital Cook of the Ute School
November 5, 1906

Sara Pierre resigns her position as hospital cook at in order to continue her nursing studies at the Lawrence General Hospital. William D. Leonard forwards the resignation and notes that Pierre recommended Carlisle student Louisa French for the position. Leonard notes that if French is not sent...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Stacy Matlock Requests Transfer to Assistant Clerk Position
November 5, 1906

Stacy Matlock requests a transfer in the Indian Service to a position of assistant clerk. William A. Mercer forwards the request with the recommendation that it be granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
May D. Maddren's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
November 6, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards assistant matron Mary D. Maddren's application for a 10-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1907
November 7, 1906

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $41,341.80 for support of the school, of which $13,950.00 is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
No Objection to Delay in Reporting Date of R. H. Hoffman
November 7, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has no objections to R. H. Hoffman to postpone his reporting date to January 1, 1907 as a florist at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Fill Hospital Cook Position as Early as Possible
November 7, 1906

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs fill the hospital cook position at the Carlisle Indian School as soon as possible. Mercer states that he would like an unmarried white woman without a family.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles H. Carns' Application for Annual Leave of Absence
November 8, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards painter Charles H. Carns' application for a 7-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reports on Leave of Absence
November 8, 1906

W. A. Mercer forwards applications for leave of absence for three employees: Lizzie James (cook), and Bertha Canfield (seamstress). Mercer also sends new and corrected reports on leave of absence for twelve employees: Wilson Charles (assistant carriagemaker), Beckie L. Goodyear (assistant...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Follows Up on Actions Regarding Mechanical Drawing Position
November 8, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the mechanical drawing teacher position. Wise refers to his prior letter requesting the position be suspended and that the position will be adjusted in the next few days.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher for Medical Exam of Five Applicants
November 9, 1906

William A. Mercer submits voucher for the application medical examination of five students to be admitted to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher for Physician Examining Applicants in 1906
November 9, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for payment of examination fees of candidates for admission to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Zeigler's Report on the Tools and Supplies for the Fort Shaw School
November 9, 1906

Milton I. Zeigler provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on the list of shoe and harness tools and supplies requested for the Fort Shaw School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John F. MacKey Requests Transfer to Head of Agency in Service
November 10, 1906

John F. MacKey requests a transfer from his position as a clerk at the Carlisle Indian School to the head of an Agency in the Indian Service. Included are recommendations from various Indian Agents supporting his previous promotions as well as Office notes related to MacKey's previous tenure in...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Filling Cook Vacancy at Southern Ute Agency
November 17, 1906 - November 19, 1906

Correspondence regarding the cook vacancy at the Southern Ute School and the possibility of Ella Beck or Louisa French filling the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Return Jemima Doctor
November 22, 1906 - December 7, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to the request of Anna Doctor for the return of her daughter Jemima Doctor from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Accusation Carlisle Exceeded Appropriation
November 27, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter which claims that the liabilities of the Carlisle Indian School have exceeded the appropriation by going over the appropriation and liabilities.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Gedney Requests Transfer to Copyist Position in Washington
November 28, 1906

Sarah Gedney submits her request for a transfer to the position of copyist in the Office of Indian Affairs from her current position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the request to the Office and requests that it be approved.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Semi-Annual Efficiency Report of Employees, December 1906
December 1, 1906

William A. Mercer compiles a report with remarks regarding employees' efficiency, conduct, behavior, dress, health, attitude towards children, and notes on any special skills. The report also lists employees' salaries and position titles.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Dillon Submits Resignation as Blacksmith
December 3, 1906

Charles C. Dillon submits his resignation as the blacksmith at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer submits the resignation along with additional information.

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

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