1907

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Mercer Responds to Unaccounted Funds Under His Supervision
March 1, 1907 - March 11, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to the report of W. S. Olive, Special U.S. Indian Agent, regarding unaccounted funds. Mercer states that the nature of the Athletic Funds means they should not be run through the Indian Office and he is willing to resign his position if it means complying with...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Resignation Withdrawal, June 1907
March 2, 1907

Major William A. Mercer submits a withdrawal of resignation letter from Scott J. Porter and the renomination of his position at the school. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly School Report for February 1907
March 4, 1907

William Mercer submits the Monthly School Report of the Carlisle Indian School for February 1907.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wilson Charles Submits Resignation as Assistant Carriagemaker
March 4, 1907

Wilson Charles submits his resignation as assistant carriagemaker at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Employee Oath, March 1907
March 5-15, 1907

William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Elizabeth Sloan) as well as those who have left the school (Wilson Charles). These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. Pratt also forwards Sloan's oath of...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Further Responds to Unaccounted Funds Under His Supervision
March 6, 1907

William A. Mercer further responds to the report of W. S. Olive regarding work done on Coach Glenn "Pop" Warner's car as well as various funds not officially accounted for by requesting authority for expenditures.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certification of Kate S. Bowersox's Sickness
March 7, 1907

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards School Physician Ferdinand Shoemaker's certification of Kate S. Bowersox's illness during her leave of absence. Bowersox works as a principal teacher. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, March 1907
March 7, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of request for leave forms 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
Request to Pay Bill for Funeral Services of Clarissa Winnie
March 8, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the services and articles furnished by the undertaker related to the burial of Clarissa Winnie (here Clarissa Winne).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Justification for Not Returning Money of Amos Thomas
March 9, 1907

William A. Mercer clarifies his decision to withhold the money at the Carlisle Indian School of Amos Thomas. Mercer outlines the steps to determine the decision to forfeit the money.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Bill for Treatment of Clarissa Winnie
March 9, 1907

William A. Mercer requests voucher to pay for the services of local Carlisle doctors in the treatment of Clarissa Winnie.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sadie F. Robertson's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
March 9, 1907

W. A. Mercer forwards matron Sadie F. Robertson's application for a 5-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Inquiry Regarding Enrollment of Wallace Tyndall in Chamberlain
March 12, 1907 - March 21, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an inquiry from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Charles H. Dickson, Supervisor in Charge of the Chamberlain Indian School, to enroll Wallace Tyndall as a student.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed John Mackey Willing to Transfer to Indian Office
March 12, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that John F. Mackey is the only clerk at Carlisle who desires a transfer to the Indian Office. Mercer states that Laura B. Holderby of the Indian Office is willing to transfer to Carlisle and requests the opportunity to talk with her before...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Farm Statistics for the 1906 Calendar Year
March 13, 1907

William A. Mercer submits the report of farm statistics for the 1906 calendar year along with a list of farm tools, stock, and buildings. Mercer also includes a map showing the school farms and other "Indian School Lands."

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Flora Newman Requests Transfer to Seamstress Position
March 13, 1907 - March 14, 1907

Flora M. Newman requests a transfer to the position of seamstress in the Indian Service. William A. Mercer forwards the letter along with his recommendation that the request be granted due to her performance as an assistant matron.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Information Related to Jamestown Exposition Exhibit
March 14, 1907

William A. Mercer requests early information regarding the Jamestown Exposition Indian Office exhibit. Mercer requests to be allowed to use newer photographs in addition to those taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston along with using Navajo blankets to decorate the wall.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Lost Shipment of Goods Intended for the Jamestown Exposition
March 15, 1907 - May 24, 1907

J. R. Wise forwards to the Office of Indian Affairs correspondence related to the shipment of the Carlisle Indian School to the Jamestown Exposition which was lost in transit. Included is a list of items shipped along with an assigned monetary value along with the suggestion of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Exam Papers for Teacher of Agriculture Position
March 16, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the Office of Indian Affairs send him the examination papers Gillett, Taylor, and Smith for teacher of agriculture.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed of Expulsion of Charles Lydick
March 16, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has expelled Charles Lydick and requests approval.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Certification of Ella G. Hill's Sickness
March 18, 1907

Superintendent W. A. Mercer forwards School Physician Ferdinand Shoemaker's certification of Ella G. Hill's illness during her leave of absence. Hill works as a laundry manager.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, March 1907
March 19, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of two dozen estimate of funds forms 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
Special Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1907
March 19, 1907

William A. Mercer submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $2,343.26 for the transportation of 11 Hopi students and to build a cottage for the school's physician. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Flora Newman Declines Transfer to Southern Ute Agency
March 20, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Flora M. Newman declines transfer to the Southern Ute Agency on account of the distance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Flora Newman Letter Declining Transfer to Southern Ute Agency
March 20, 1907

Flora M. Newman informs William A. Mercer that she is declining the position of seamstress at the Southern Ute school and is instead residing in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Mercer states that Newman will only accept a transfer to a position not farther than Wisconsin or Minnesota.

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

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