William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs of why he did not provide a statement of available funds for the return of Alaskan students.
Major W. A. Mercer forwards assistant disciplinarian Stacy Matlack's application for an 11-day leave of absence.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of the parents of Willis Peconga for his return.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his omission of available funds to pay for the return of runaway students.
William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs appoint suitable person from the list of eligibles for the vacant assistant matron position at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer responds to a request of the Ute Chiefs for Robert Ouray to serve as an interpreter by recommending another student Fred Mart.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Lou French has accepted the position of baker at the Hayward School in Wisconsin.
Michael J. Gumbriell resigns his position as assistant carpenter at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation and requests the position be filled through the civil service list.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by noting that the assistant clerk position should be retained at $420 per year due to the work of the temporary employee.
A note indicates that the Office has little hope of filling the position through the Civil Service...
W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, reports on the personal student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian School. Olive makes a number of recommendations to prevent further fraud.
Major William A. Mercer forwards a statement of receipts, cash, property, disbursements, issues, and expenditures, and a record of all contracts for the second quarter of 1907 amounting to $89,721.73
F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on December 31, 1906.
William Mercer submits the Monthly School Report of the Carlisle Indian School for December 1906.
William A. Mercer requests authority to employ an assistant farmer to work on one of the school farms in order to more effectively produce crops for the school.
These materials include documents, correspondence, and legal documents related to a number of bequests and inheritances made to the Carlisle Indian School. The correspondence largely deals with questions of whether and how such bequests should be accepted, what they could be used for, and how...