William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the fair valuation of the lands comprising the two school farms at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer additionally notes that $400 was paid out in rent for both the Henderson and Alexander Tracts.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that after examining the examination papers for the Teacher of Agriculture position he recommends Hugh W. Taylor for the position.
William A. Mercer inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs whether there was a modification of legislation to enable an unlimited number of Alaskan students to their homes. Mercer notes that 12 or 14 students should be returned home due to time or health.
William A. Mercer inquires if any legislation was passed allowing for the return of students to their homes in Alaska.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Flora M. Newman has decided to accept the transfer as seamstress to the Southern Ute School and requests instructions.
William A. Mercer responds to the Office of Indian Affairs proposal for overseeing various funds at the Carlisle Indian School. He further requests that relative to the Printery Fund that he be allowed to expend $100 without prior approval.
An Office memo states that this proposal is...
Correspondence related to the proposed set of rules for the oversight of individual student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian School.
Charles W. Jacob & Allison requests information related to whom they should contact to secure the Indian School Service order's for Raffia Round Reeds and other items used in Indian Schools. Also enclosed is a list of kindergarten material from the Milton Bradley Co.'s catalog for the...
William A. Mercer requests instructions related to W. S. Campbells, Superintendent of the Indian School at Pipestone, request to have John Godfrey appointed as disciplinarian.
Major William A. Mercer forwards a statement of receipts, cash, property, disbursements, issues, and expenditures, and a record of all contracts for the third quarter of 1907 amounting to $32,065.50
F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on March 31, 1907.
Major W. A. Mercer requests a six-month supply of receipt rolls used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.
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.
Francis E. Leupp sends the final rules governing oversight of individual student accounts at the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer recommends Albert Simpson for the assistant blacksmith position at the Navajo Agency. Mercer further states that Simpson desires to accompany Robert Friday who is leaving for the Navajo Agency to fill the baker position.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has dismissed Duffia Smith and Louise Langer and requests approval of his action.
William Mercer submits the Monthly School Report of the Carlisle Indian School for March 1907.
William A. Mercer provides the cost for board at the Teachers' Club for the 1906 fiscal year to the Office of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of the Office to have Milton I. Zeigler to inspect leather and harness samples in Chicago. Mercer states that with outings set to begin shortly and Zeigler can leave without serious interference. However, the...
Correspondence regarding changes in employees at the Carlisle Indian School related to disagreements in the philosophies of William A. Mercer and Richard Henry Pratt.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that John Godfrey has accepted the position of disciplinarian at the Pipestone School at the reduced salary proposed by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
William A. Mercer makes suggestions to the hospital building plans under construction concerning the lavatories and sewer connections.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of John Printup for the return of his son Cody Printup from the Carlisle Indian School.
William A. Mercer appeals the decision of the Auditor of the Interior Department to the Comptroller of the Treasury Department of money produced by student labor that was used in the same fiscal year.
William A. Mercer responds to the request of Cordelia Tallchief for the return of her three daughters at the Carlisle Indian School.