1906

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Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss George Brown
March 20, 1906

William A. Mercer requests approval of his dismissal of George Brown.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Arrange the Return of Jesse Twigg
March 20, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to arrange for the return of Jesse Twigg to his home following his discharge from the State Reformatory in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, March 1906
March 20, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of property return blank sheets used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Admission Ticket to the 1906 Carlisle Indian School Commencement Ceremony
March 21, 1906 - March 22, 1906

Admission ticket to the commencement ceremonies of the Carlisle Indian School on March 21st and 22nd of 1906.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Response to Complaint of Mercer Favoring Western Union
March 21, 1906

William A. Mercer responds to the complaint of the Superintendent of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. that the Carlisle Indian School favors the Western Union Telegraph Company in sending telegraphs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, March 1906
March 23, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Henry Vertreace and Herbert L. Creamer). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Effie Moul Request Promotion to Teacher Along with Transfer
March 23, 1906 - March 31, 1906

Effie Moul follows up on her request for her transfer to a different role in the Indian School Service by requesting a promotion to teacher. William A. Mercer responds to the request of the Office of Indian Affairs for comment on the request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss Margaret Bigwalker
March 23, 1906

William A. Mercer requests approval of his action in dismissing Margaret Bigwalker from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, March 1906
March 27, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of four dozen memorandum books used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Elizabeth C. Sloan Submits her Resignation as Assistant Matron
March 30, 1906

Elizabeth C. Sloan submits her resignation as the assistant matron of the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation along with further comments on her aptitude for a different position in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, March 1906
March 31, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have changed positions (William B. Gray and Norman Egolf). The report includes position title and salary. 

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, March 1906
March 31, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists irregular employees who worked at the school during March 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
Semi-Annual Efficiency Report of Employees, March 1906
March 31, 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
Statement of Cost of Employees and Issues and Expenditures, March 1906
March 31, 1906

William A. Mercer submits a statement of cost form that lists the total amounts for subsistence, clothing, school materials and furnishings, light and fuel, miscellaneous expenses, new buildings and repairs, the value of subsistence raised by schools, and pay for regular and irregular employees...

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, March 1906
April 1906

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on March 31, 1906.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mollie V. Gaither Requests Promotion to Superintendent Position
April 2, 1906

Mollie V. Gaither requests a superintendent position in the Indian School Service through William A. Mercer. Mercer further comments on Gaither's request.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Temporary Instructor of Bricklaying, Plastering, and Cement Work
April 2, 1906

William A. Mercer requests authority to employ a temporary instructor of bricklaying, plastering, and cement work. Mercer states that the position has been requested for the following fiscal year but that there is a large amount of work for the next couple of months which could be done by...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Inquiry Regarding Philip Lazor Requesting Money
April 2, 1906 - April 12, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to inquiry of former student Philip Lazor to have the money he left on deposit at the Carlisle Indian School upon leaving returned to him. Wise recommends that the request be denied due to the policy of runaway students forfeiting the right to their money upon desertion.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Correct Painter Position for 1907
April 5, 1906

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs make corrections to the list of positions and salaries for the painter position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Responds to Request of James Maney to Return Home
April 5, 1906 - April 16, 1906

J. R. Wise responds to request of James Maney to return to his home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Adaline Kingsley Requests Assistance in Securing Seamstress Position at Wittenberg
April 7, 1906

Adaline Kingsley requests William A. Mercer's assistance in obtaining the seamstress position at the Wittenberg School. Mercer forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs along with his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military
April 9, 1906 - December 19, 1907

Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Cavalry. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Acknowledges Receipt of C. E. Kelsey's Report and Provides Estimate
April 9, 1906

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the printing department at the Carlisle Indian School can have revised proofs ready shortly for the report of C. E. Kelsey on the California Indians. In addition, the department can complete and mail the report within three days.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Submits Provision for Cavalry Instruction at Carlisle
April 9, 1906 - October 1, 1906

Correspondence regarding William A. Mercer's proposed plan to have a Cavalry troop at the Carlisle Indian School as well as the proposed legislation in both the Indian Appropriation Bill and Army Bill.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Blank Property Return Forms
April 9, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer calls attention to a previous request for 100 Form 5-155b, Extra sheets to Property Return and asks that the forms be sent promptly.

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

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