Dorchester Responds to Complaints

Dorchester Responds to Complaints
January 26, 1893

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of the Indian Schools, comments on his investigation regarding a letter from Adela Rankin about student abuse, as well as complaints of New York Indians regarding a lack of food at Carlisle. Dorchester relates that he has tried to follow up with Rankin but has not gotten a response. He relates that the complaints regarding the food were the result of a poor cook who has since been replaced. Transcript included.

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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 947, 1893-#3338