Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that both L. J. Miles and E. Ballon should bring as many girls as boys to Carlisle otherwise they should not come. He notes that there are at present proportionately too many male students at Carlisle.
Request to Recruit an Equal Number of Girls
January 28, 1881
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 5, 1881-#1617