1907

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Correspondence Regarding Installation of 13 Telephone Lines
June 28, 1907 - July 6, 1907

Correspondence regarding a request by William A. Mercer to install and use 13 telephone lines from the Pennsylvania Telephone Co.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Objects to the Transfer of Emma Lovewell
June 29, 1907 - August 15, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is not in favor of the proposed transfer of Emma C. Lovewell due to the statement of Superintendent Dewitt S. Harris of the Cherokee Training School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Margaret Eckert Resigns as Assistant Matron
July 1-6, 1907

Margaret O. Eckert resigns her position as assistant matron at the Carlisle Indian School. Eckert's resignation was forwarded to the Office of Indian Affairs by William A. Mercer where it was accepted by C. F. Larrabee.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Dismissal of Three Students in 1907
July 2, 1907 - July 9, 1907

Correspondence between William A. Mercer and C. F. Larrabee regarding the dismissal of Joseph Favle, Belt Short Bear, and Simon Hemlock.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment of Married Dairyman without Children
July 3-8, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the appointment of a married dairyman with no children. Mercer notes the wife of the dairyman is expected to cook for student detail at the dairy.

C. F. Larrabee responds to Mercer by noting that he has requested eligibles for the position.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Jennie Gaither to Report as Early as Possible
July 5, 1907 - July 9, 1907

William A. Mercer requests Jennie L. Gaither report on July 15, 1907 rather than July 24, 1907 from the Office of Indian Affairs. C. F. Larrabee responds that there is no objection for Gaither to report if her whereabouts are known.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Recommends Theresa Connor for Vacant Assistant Seamstress Position
July 8, 1907 - July 12, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs communication regarding the potential appointment of Marguerite Fremont (here Margaret Fremont) to the position of assistant seamstress at the Rainy Mountain School. Mercer instead recommends Theresa Connor who desires the position...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Requests Exceptional Male Teacher to Teach Math
July 9, 1907 - July 13, 1907

William A. Mercer requests a teacher to be appointed who is accomplished in teaching math at a salary of $780. Mercer notes that unless an exceptional teacher can be found that he would prefer to promote internally.

C. F. Larrabee places the request to the Civil Service Commission as well...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed that Norman Egolf is Set to Apply for Reinstatement to Dairyman Position
July 9, 1907 - July 16, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has succeeded in having Norman Egolf apply for reinstatement to the position of dairyman. Mercer states that Egolf consented to apply with the understanding that Mercer would recommend his wife for a paid housekeeping position.

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Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Rent for Use of Alexander Farm for Remainder of 1907
July 9, 1907 - July 29, 1907

William A. Mercer requests authority to pay $400 for the lease of the Alexander Tract adjoining the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer notes that the land will be used as a parade ground and for military drills while also serving for hay land during the 1908 fiscal year.

C. F. Larrabee...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Office Informed Jennie Gaither Set to Report Early
July 10, 1907 - July 12, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Jennie L. Gaither has agreed to report to the Carlisle Indian School on July 15, 1907.

C. F. Larrabee informs the Superintendent of the Morris, Minnesota School that Gaither is set to report to Carlisle and he should submit her...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Increase in Salary of Karl H. Baker
July 10, 1907 - July 23, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he meant to recommend an increase in salary for the printer Karl H. Baker.

Frank M. Conser, Chief Clerk, responds that the increase in salary has been granted.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Canfield Requests Transfer to Day School in the Southwest
July 11, 1907 - July 16, 1907

Fred W. Canfield requests a transfer to a day school in the Southwest due to his upcoming marriage to Anna Goyitney. William A. Mercer forwards the request and recommends that it occur and that James E. Henderson be promoted to the position of Boys Outing Agent.

Lastly, C. F. Larrabee...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Appointment of Adelaide Belle Reichel
July 12, 1907 - July 16, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Adelaide Belle Reichel has agreed to take one of the lower grade teaching positions and requests that the Office make the appointment.

C. F. Larrabee responds that the Office will carry out Mercer's recommendations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointment of Theresa Connor to an Assistant Seamstress Position in Oklahoma
July 13, 1907 - July 25, 1907

J. P. Blackmon, U. S. Indian Agent for the Kiowa Indian Agency, requests that Marguerite Fremont be appointed to the position of assistant seamstress at the Rainy Mountain School. Additional correspondence from C. F. Larrabee follows with the response that Fremont is unavailable and that Theresa...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointments for Assistant Laundress and Assistant Carpenter Positions
July 13, 1907 - November 18, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding the appointment of permanent employees for two open Assistant Laundress positions and one open Assistant Carpenter position.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie James' Request for Unpaid Sick Leave of Absence
July 15-25, 1907

Major William A. Mercer explains to Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee that Cook Lizzie James has been so sick that she has taken 30 days of paid annual leave and 30 days of paid sick leave and is now requesting 30 days of unpaid sick leave. Assistant cook Nekifer Shouchuck has taken...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request Not to Appoint Mary Miller as Assistant Laundress
July 16, 1907 - July 26, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he would not prefer to have Mary R. Miller appointed as an assistant laundress at the Carlisle Indian School. C. F. Larrabee responds that Mercer's statements will be followed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fred Canfield Requests Leave Without Pay Prior to Transfer
July 17, 1907 - July 24, 1907

Correspondence regarding Fred W. Canfield's request to take leave without pay to make it possible for James E. Henderson to take up his former work as Boys Outing Agent. William A. Mercer forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs and notes that he is not willing to approve the request...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Order of Stationary for the Carlisle Indian School
July 26 - August 2, 1907

Acting Secretary of the Interior Wilson tells the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that a shipment of stationary is headed to the Indian Warehouse and asks him to tell the Superintendent of Indian Warehouse to forward the shipment to the Carlisle Indian School. Acting Commissioner of Indian...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendations to Filling Various Vacancies at Carlisle in July 1907
July 27, 1907 - August 9, 1907

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding various employee changes including the promotion of Lydia E. Kaup and Lydia M. Johnston as well as the appointment of Charles N. Willard. C. F. Larrabee responds by approving the recommendations requested by Mercer and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Reduce Salary of Boys Outing Agent
July 27, 1907 - August 1, 1907

William A. Mercer requests the salary of the Boys Outing Agent be reduced to $800 following the promotion of James E. Henderson due to his lack of experience. Following his request C. F. Larrabee recommends the change to the Secretary of the Interior.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Forwards Fred Canfield's Willingness to Take Position in Southwest
August 1, 1907 - August 5, 1907

William A. Mercer forwards a letter from Fred Canfield regarding his willingness to take a position in the Southwestern United States.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Zoa Hardin to be Appointed to Assistant Matron Position
August 1, 1907 - August 6, 1907

William A. Mercer recommends Zoa Hardin for the position of assistant matron at $300 at the Kickapoo School. Correspondence from the Office of Indian Affairs follows informing Hardin, Mercer, and the Superintendent of the Kickapoo School that Hardin has been appointed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request in the Increase of the Salary of George Gottwerth as Fireman
August 1, 1907 - August 13, 1907

William A. Mercer requests an increase in the salary of George L. Gottwerth as a fireman. Mercer states that the other fireman positions will not require increases due to his plan to use unmarried men and Indians. The Office of Indian Affairs forwards the request to the Secretary of the Interior...

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

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