Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from William P. Campbell regarding a request to have a party of Chiefs from the Fort Belknap Agency visit the East with a group of incoming Carlisle students. Campbell in particular notes that this would secure a good party of girls due to the perception of girls at the Agency.
Fort Belknap Agency Chiefs to Visit East as Lever to Recruit Students
May 23, 1890 - May 24, 1890
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 626, 1890-#16237