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[[preprinted]] All Correspondence should be addressed to the secretary [[image of Smithsonian buildings]] 
Smithsonian Institution, 
Washington, U.S.A..

UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES
BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY
NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK
ASTROPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY
INTERNATIONAL CATALOGUE OF
SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE  [[/preprinted]]

April 23, 1912.

Dear Madam: 

I take pleasure in enclosing herewith a certificate which the Department of State has been good enough to issue at the request of the Institution, accrediting you as a delegate on the part of the United States to the Eighteenth International Congress of Americanists, to be held at London from May 27 to June 1, 1912. Mr. Alfred P. Maudslay, M.A., F.S.A., Chairman of the Organizing Committee, has today been informed of your designation. 

In transmitting the certificate the Department states that it is issued with the understanding that no part of the expenses of the delegates in attending the Congress will be borne by the Government of the United States. 

Very respectfully yours, 

[[signed]] M D Walcott
Secretary.

Miss Alice Fletcher, 
214 First Street, S.E.,
Washington, D.C.
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