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[[preprinted]] C.E. Vandervoort, President S.B.Berry, Cashier [[image - logo of Bank of Pawnee: B of P]] COMET LITHO ST.JOSEPH MO. Bank of Pawnee (INCORPORATED) Capital Stock $25000.00 Pawnee, O.T. ^[[Jany, 6th]] 189^[[9.]] [[/preprinted]] ^[[copied dir page on Earth Lodge 4 --- 4]] Miss Alice C. Fletcher My Friend You have not written to me for sometime. Have you been out lecturing? I am writing the story of the mud lodge. I find it very hard to put it in English as the ideas are very remote and only Indians can tell their story to show to others the meaning and the power behind it. The different colors of ear corn, maize, yellow white Black & Red have something to do with the four forked post or pillars of the lodge. The Pipe Stick have something to do with it. The Skee dees claims the [[underlined]]over[[/underlined]] [[vertical line with x from 'of the mud lodge' to end of page is marked "copied"]]
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