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Pawhuska, Okla May 22, 1911 In a few minutes I shall be off with Culin for Housing Yesterday we went out into the country to buy a wa po-h. We got it but it was a scene full of pathos, bordering on the tragic. I have written a description of the contents and will send with this a press copy if it [[takes?]]. It was a fine one and has one of the seven original pipes, two of which you have seen in my collection. I wish Holmes had let me go on with the rest. But I am going to risk getting another one. If Holmes does not want it Culin, I think, will take it off my hands. Culin paid $100 for the one he got. I will have to pay that much for the one I am negotiating for. It has a fine old [[??]] with it and it and it may have one of the pipes.
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