1907

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Mercer Provides Fair Valuation for the Carlisle School Farms
March 21, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hugh Taylor Recommended for Teacher of Agriculture Position
March 22, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Modification of Legislation to Enable Return of Alaskan Students
March 23, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Inquires if Legislation was Passed Regarding Returning Alaskan Students
March 23, 1907

William A. Mercer inquires if any legislation was passed allowing for the return of students to their homes in Alaska.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Flora Newman Accepts Transfer to Southern Ute Agency
March 25, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Office Proposal on Accounting for Various Funds
March 26, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Proposed Rules for Overseeing Student Bank Accounts
March 28, 1907 - April 1, 1907

Correspondence related to the proposed set of rules for the oversight of individual student financial accounts at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles W. Jacobs & Allen Requests Information to Bid on Indian School Supplies
March 29, 1907 - April 4, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Instructions Requested for Appointment of John Godfrey at Pipestone
March 30, 1907 - April 11, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Statement of Receipts and Disbursements, Third Quarter 1907
March 31, 1907

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

Format: Financial Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Quarterly Sanitary Report of Diseases and Injuries, March 1907
April 1907

F. Shoemaker, the school physician, compiles the sanitary report for the quarter ending on March 31, 1907.

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, April 1907
April 1, 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.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Semi-Annual Efficiency Report of Employees, April 1907
April 1, 1907

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
Final Rules Governing Individual Student Bank Accounts
April 4, 1907

Francis E. Leupp sends the final rules governing oversight of individual student accounts at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Albert Simpson for Assistant Blacksmith Position
April 4, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Approval of Action to Dismiss Duffia Smith and Louise Langer
April 4, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has dismissed Duffia Smith and Louise Langer and requests approval of his action.

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

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

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cost of Board at the Carlisle Teachers' Club for Fiscal Year 1906
April 6, 1907

William A. Mercer provides the cost for board at the Teachers' Club for the 1906 fiscal year to the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request for Zeigler to Inspect Leather Samples in 1907
April 6, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Change in Employees Under Mercer
April 7, 1907 - June 4, 1907

Correspondence regarding changes in employees at the Carlisle Indian School related to disagreements in the philosophies of William A. Mercer and Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Godfrey Accepts Disciplinarian Position at Pipestone at Reduced Salary
April 8, 1907 - April 16, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Makes Suggestions to New Hospital Under Construction
April 10, 1907 - April 13, 1907

William A. Mercer makes suggestions to the hospital building plans under construction concerning the lavatories and sewer connections.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request for Return of Cody Printup
April 10, 1907 - May 17, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to the request of John Printup for the return of his son Cody Printup from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Appeals Auditor Decision Regarding Proceeds of Student Labor
April 11, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Responds to Request to Return Daughters of Cordelia Tallchief
April 11, 1907 - April 25, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to the request of Cordelia Tallchief for the return of her three daughters at the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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