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Home  May 8. 1911

My dear Francis
I have ready finished copying from your letters all you have written of your work. If I can do so I shall try & see Mr. Hodge tomorrow & read him some things & mention your desire to bring the two old men on.
 
I fear that money will be the only trouble. You speak of telegraphing to have Mr. Gill go out & photograph  That will be expensive  I'd rather that the money if there is any would be used to help you bring the old men on here. What about the photographer out there you write about, who would let you use the plates if credit was given him. Would that not be cheaper?. I will do all I can for you you may be sure. I wrote you that I thought I had better
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