William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded the offer of day school teacher at Zuni, New Mexico to Fred W. Canfield.
William A. Mercer provides an update on the conditions of the physical plant of the Carlisle Indian School and provides an estimate for the 1909 fiscal year appropriation.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Henry Rose of tuberculosis.
Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards A. H. Murtoff's application for a 13-day annual leave of absence. Murtoff works as an instructor of blacksmithing.
Correspondence regarding the appointment of Fred Canfield and his wife to positions at the Zuni Day School.
Correspondence making the appointments of William C. Shambaugh and Elsa A. Mayham permanent.
William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is leaving to recruit students in Western Agencies.
Correspondence regarding the promotion of Elsa Mayham to the position of assistant matron in the dining room. In addition to the transfers of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Carter and Anna Miller.
J. R. Wise informs the Office of Indian Affairs is wanted for the position of assistant matron if the transfer of Mr. and Mrs. Carter is affected.
Correspondence regarding the teaching ability of Susan Lelless and her transfer from the Haskell Institute. John Whitewell, current Principal Teacher at the Carlisle Indian School, details his oversight of Lelless including her inability to administer corporal punishment.
Major W. A. Mercer requests to spend $47.70 from the "Indian School, Carlisle, Pa., 1908" appropriation on porch shades and fire screens for the superintendents' quarters and supplies for the shoe shop. Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. E. Leupp grants Mercer's request.
J. R. Wise requests no action be taken by the Office of Indian Affairs in filling a teaching position at the Carlisle Indian School until they have had time to go over the graduate list.
Major W. A. Mercer requests to spend $22.00 from the "Miscellaneous Receipts, Class IV" appropriation to pay for a debt incurred for buying newspapers for the Carlisle Indian School during the first quarter of 1908. Commissioner of Indian Affairs F. E. Leupp grants Mercer's request.
Request to cover indebtedness incurred in the purchase of a casket for the burial of Henry Rose by William A. Mercer. Francis E. Leupp approves request.
Wrap of letter to James B. Adams regarding application of Sarah E. Gedney's transfer to Forestry Service.
These materials include correspondence regarding the appointment of Dora S. Lecrone as a Teacher at the Carlisle Indian School and the possible reinstatement of Barbara S. McHargue in that same position.
Superintendent William A. Mercer corrects a previous request from 20 gross buttons for $2.40 to 240 dozen buttons for $28.80.
Office of Indian Affairs Chief Clerk F. M. Conser informs Mercer that the contract cannot be changed since it has already been approved. If the buttons have not...
These materials include correspondence regarding Dora S. Lecrone's acceptance of her appointment as teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
This document contains correspondence concerning a request to enroll Thomas Foster, from Alaska, at the Carlisle Indian School. Foster's enrollment was approved on the condition that his family pay for his transportation to and from the school. Foster's brother John, who worked for the...
Commissioner of Indian Affairs Francis E. Leupp requests that the Secretary of the Interior discontinue an assistant matron position at Carlisle and replace it with a new assistant disciplinarian position with the same salary.
Acting Secretary of the Interior Jesse Wilson approves Leupp's...
Dora Lecrone, who is planning to work at Carlisle, forwards her oath of office to the Civil Service Commission in Washington DC.
This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of John Waterman.
This letter contains a question from Redfield Proctor, a Senator from Vermont, to Commissioner of Indian Affairs James R. Garfield asking about the validity of a rumor that the Carlisle Indian School will be closed.
These materials include correspondence regarding the transfer of twenty-five students from the Fort Lapwai Training School to the Carlisle Indian School.
This material includes correspondence concerning the senate deferral towards the discontinuation of the Carlisle Indian School, as well as a letter from graduate Lyman Madison inquiring about his citizenship.
A note in the file suggests that one of these records was incorrectly filed...