1907

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Mercer Requests Authority to Use Regular Quarterly Student Report Blank
May 17, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to use the regular quarterly school report blank rather than the large blank printed at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Margaret O. Eckert's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
May 18, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer forwards assistant matron Margaret O. Eckert's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Authority to Pay Expense of Hopi Escort
May 20, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the travel of J. H. Lewis as an escort of 11 Hopi students from Fort Wingate, Arizona to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Applications for Leave of Absence
May 20-21, 1907

W. A. Mercer forwards applications for leave of absence for three employees: Nellie V. Robertson (clerk) and Anna C. Grove (assistant matron).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Forwards Vouchers Used to Track Student Money
May 20, 1907

J. R. Wise replies to an Office of Indian Affairs by enclosing vouchers used by students to track their financial account at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition, Wise provides reasons for not printing various certificates.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Recommendation for William G. Isham as Disciplinarian
May 20, 1907

J. R. Wise provides a statement regarding William G. Isham's ability to perform the duties of disciplinarian in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Norman Egolf Submits Resignation as Dairyman
May 21-31, 1907

Norman Egolf submits his resignation as a dairyman at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs and recommends C. W. Leib as a temporary employee to fill the vacancy with the possibility of permanently filling the position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Alter Height of Ceilings in Wings of the New Hospital
May 22, 1907

J. R. Wise requests information from William A. Mercer related to the height of the ceilings of the one-story wings of the new hospital building. Wise notes that having the ceilings of the wings differ from the rest of the building would make it more difficult to add an additional story later on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Provides Estimate for 1908 Transportation Costs
May 24, 1907

William A. Mercer provides estimates for the costs of transporting students to and from the Carlisle Indian School for the 1908 fiscal year. Included in the estimate is the actual cost from July 1, 1906 through May 26, 1907 as well as the actual number of students transported.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wallace Denny's Application for Leave of Absence
May 27, 1907

Major William A. Mercer forwards Asssistant Disciplinarian Wallace Denny's application for a 15 day annual leave of absence.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Follows Up on Lost Jamestown Exposition Shipment and Reimbursement
May 30, 1907 - July 1, 1907

William A. Mercer follows up with the Office of Indian Affairs regarding progress on locating the freight shipment sent to the Jamestown Exposition. Included is correspondence regarding how the shipment was lost and obtaining compensation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Notes that No Student Qualified for Clerk Position
May 31, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that there is no student who would qualify for the position of clerk at the Cantonment Agency. Mercer does note that he plans on training a few students along those lines in the coming year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher for Treatment of Tena Hood
June 1, 1906

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for bill covering treatment of Tena Hood while on outing.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment of New Assistant Matron Position
June 1, 1907

William A. Mercer requests that the vacant assistant matron position be filled through the civil service register of eligibles as quickly as possible.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
E. H. Colegrove Declines Transfer to Albuquerque School
June 3, 1907

W. A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that E. H. Colegrove, Carlisle Indian School disciplinarian, is not willing to accept the Albuquerque School disciplinarian position and does not desire a transfer.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Voucher of Expenses Incurred in Return of Joseph Favel
June 3, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards voucher for the return of runaway pupil Joseph Favel.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Sarah Isham for Matron in Indian Service
June 3, 1907

William A. Mercer recommends Sarah Isham for a position as matron or assistant matron in the Indian School Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Various Medical Treatments in the 1908 Fiscal Year
June 3, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for medical treatment of students while on outing, taking students to Philadelphia for special treatment as well as board, and medicine and special diets of students in the school hospital.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay Students Labor Over Summer of 1907
June 3, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for student labor over the summer months to build, repair, and alter buildings.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Complaints of Ella G. Hill
June 4, 1907 - July 8, 1907

Correspondence regarding complaints of Ella G. Hill, Laundry Manager, against William A. Mercer and Mrs. Saxon, the head matron of the small boys quarters in addition to her transfer at a reduced salary to a Western School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Elizabeth Searight's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 4, 1907

Major W. A. Mercer forwards Elizabeth Searight's application for a 30-day annual leave of absence. Searight works as an assistant seamstress. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Twenty Seven Requests for Leave of Absence
June 4-12, 1907

W. A. Mercer forwards twenty-seven applications for leave of absence for several employees: Hattie M. McDowell (teacher), Cora B. Hawk (teacher), Mariette Wood (teacher), Lida M. Johnston (teacher), Lydia E. Kaup (teacher), James E. Henderson (teacher), John L. Walters (teacher), Emma H. Foster...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Treatment of Louise Kachicum on Outing
June 5, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay for the treatment of Louise Kachicum (here Louise Ketchicum) while on outing for tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
W. Grant Thompson's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 5, 1907

W. A. Mercer forwards superintendent of industry W. Grant Thompson's application for a 21-day annual leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
E. H. Colegrove Requests Transfer to the Albuquerque School
June 6, 1907

E. H. Colegrove requests a transfer to the position of disciplinarian at the Albuquerque School or another similar position after previously declining the position. William A. Mercer forwards the request along with his recommendation. Mercer requests that the transfer be delayed until the...

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

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