1907

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Mercer Informs Office he Forwarded Offer to Fred Canfield
August 2, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fiscal Year 1909 Financial Estimate
August 5, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Death of Henry Rose
August 5, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs of the death of Henry Rose of tuberculosis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
A. H. Murtoff's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
August 6, 1907

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. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Appointment of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Canfield
August 7, 1907 - August 15, 1907

Correspondence regarding the appointment of Fred Canfield and his wife to positions at the Zuni Day School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointments of Shambaugh and Mayham Made Permanent
August 8, 1907 - August 13, 1907

Correspondence making the appointments of William C. Shambaugh and Elsa A. Mayham permanent.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer to Leave to Recruit Students in Western Agencies
August 10, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is leaving to recruit students in Western Agencies.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Assistant Matron Positions
August 12, 1907 - August 14, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Informs Office Anna Miller Wanted for Assistant Matron
August 12, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Susan M. Lelless
August 13-21, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds for Supplies for the Superintendent's Quarters and Shoe Shop
August 13-23, 1907

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.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Requests Time to Make Recommendation for Vacant Teaching Position
August 14, 1907 - August 16, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funds to Pay Off Debt, First Quarter 1908
August 15-27, 1907

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.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Pay for Casket of Henry Rose
August 16, 1907 - August 23, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wrap for Letter Covering Sarah Gedney's Transfer to Forestry Service
August 17, 1907

Wrap of letter to James B. Adams regarding application of Sarah E. Gedney's transfer to Forestry Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Appointment of Dora S. Lecrone as Teacher
August 20-22, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attempt to Correct an Order of Buttons
August 20 - November 8, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Acceptance of Appointment of Dora S. Lecrone as Teacher
August 21-23, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding Dora S. Lecrone's acceptance of her appointment as teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Enrollment of Thomas Foster
August 23, 1907 - September 4, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Creating an Assistant Disciplinarian Position
August 24-28, 1907

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...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oath of Office by Dora Lecrone
August 26, 1907

Dora Lecrone, who is planning to work at Carlisle, forwards her oath of office to the Civil Service Commission in Washington DC.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Return Home of John Waterman
August 27, 1907- October 9, 1907

This document contains correspondence concerning the return home of John Waterman. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rumor of Closure of Carlisle Indian School
August 28, 1907

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Students from Fort Lapwai to Carlisle
August 29, 1907 - September 17, 1907

These materials include correspondence regarding the transfer of twenty-five students from the Fort Lapwai Training School to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence About Lyman Madison's Citizenship and the Discontinuance of the Carlisle Indian School
August 30, 1907 - March 12, 1918

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...

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

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