1906

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Request for Approval of Dismissal of Jennie Boyd
February 16, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that his dismissal of Jennie Boyd be approved by the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Documents Related to Lease of Alexander Farm in 1906
February 27, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards the lease of the Alexander Tract along with the required corrections in signature, an oath of disinterestedness, and the plat of the school grounds and adjacent tracts owned or controlled by the school to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, February 1906
February 19, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Mary E. Lininger). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Spickerman to be Terminated Following Probationary Period
February 19, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that John S. C. Spickerman is unsatisfactory as a teacher and requests he not be retained following his probationary period. Mercer further states that Lydia E. Kaup has agreed to accept the position and requests she be transferred.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Allow Eunice Baird to Return Home with Father
February 19, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that Eunice Baird be allowed to go home with her father.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Outside Medical Treatment of Chauncy Charles
February 23, 1906

William A. Mercer requests the authority to pay for bringing in S. L. Diven to help treat Chauncey Charles who suffered from a severe attack of pneumonia.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase 100 Diplomas
February 24, 1906

William A. Mercer requests to purchase 100 diplomas for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, February 1906
February 26, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that shows that Rosa La Forge has gotten married and is now named Rosa Dillon. The report includes position title and salary.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request of Burgess for Remaining Stiya Books
February 28, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to the request of Marianna Burgess through the Office of Indian Affairs for the remaining number of Stiya books at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, February 1906
February 28, 1906

Captain William A. Mercer submits two reports that list irregular employees who worked at the school during February 1906. The report includes details on compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked during that month.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Hold Juliette Smith's Appointment Until Commencement
February 28, 1906

William A. Mercer requests that Juliette Smith's appointment as baker at the Wittenberg Indian School be held until she is able to graduate from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1905 Fiscal Year
March 1, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards the report of the farm statistics for the Carlisle Indian School for the 1905 fiscal year along with a map showing the location of farms and other "Indian School Lands." Mercer also includes a report of inventory of stock, tools, and other items.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Edward Tompkins
March 1, 1906

William A. Mercer reports the death of Edward Tompkins as he was on his way home due to tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Disposition of Funds Confiscated from Runaway Students
March 7, 1906

William A. Mercer provides a report on the funds that are confiscated from runaway pupils.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Reports on Assistance Provided to Maggie Mandrigan
March 8, 1906 - March 21, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs inquiry into his assistance in helping Maggie Mandrigan to travel to Oregon.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on School Employees on Probation and Elizabeth Sloan
March 10, 1906

William A. Mercer provides a report of employees whose probationary period has expired or will expire shortly to the Office of Indian Affairs. Mercer further indicates that Elizabeth Sloan should be relieved of her duties despite having gone beyond her probationary period.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Elizabeth Sloan on Medical Leave for Malaria Treatment
March 12, 1906 - March 14, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards the note of Dr. Richard Kingman that Elizabeth C. Sloan is under his care for treatment of malaria and a general run down condition.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry Vertreace Declines Transfer to Western Shoshone Agency
March 14, 1906 - March 19, 1906

Henry Vertreace declines his transfer to the Western Shoshone Agency and notes that unless other arrangements can be that he desires to serve out his probationary period at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Corrected Railroad Information Returned for Route Book
March 15, 1906

William A. Mercer corrects and returns information for the Route Book of the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Bresnahan Fails to Report for Appointment as Tinner
March 15, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that James Bresnahan has failed to report for his appointment as a tinner at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer further states that if another nomination is made that his previous request for a man who is familiar with plumbing be followed...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, March 1906
March 13, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Lydia E. Kaup) and employee who has left the school (John S. C. Spickerman). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Henry Vertreace Submits Resignation as Blacksmith
March 16, 1906

Henry Vertreace submits his resignation as a blacksmith at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation with the note that it should be accepted as tendered.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Lease Alexander Farm and Detail of Funds Available
March 16, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his recommendation for the lease of the Alexander Tract. Mercer details the funds available for the lease and other possible options to raise the funds including selling harness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher of Funeral Expenses of Edward Tompkins
March 17, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards voucher and requests authority to pay for the funeral expenses associated with the death of Edward Tompkins in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs the Office of the Expiration of Sloan's Probationary Period
March 17, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the correct date for the end of the probationary period of Elizabeth C. Sloan.

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

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