John H. Bowman, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, writes regarding obtaining students for the Carlisle Indian School. Bowman notes that because of Navajo customs he does not believe it possible for the agency to send girls but he can send around 12 boys.
March 16, 1885
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 233, 1885-#6098