First Inspection Report of Daniel Dorchester

May 20, 1889

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, reports on his surprise visit and inspection of the Carlisle Indian School. Dorchester provides an overview of his visit including his visit to all of the school rooms noting the various levels of education in each subject evinced by the students. Dorchester provides a highly favorable report with three recommendations for adding to the libraries, better and larger barns, and emptying the privy vaults at least once a year.

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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 531, 1889-#17485
First Inspection Report of Daniel Dorchester