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Pawhuska, Ok.
Aug. 13, 1912

My dear M,
Yesterday I received your three letters dated July 28, 29, and 30, and I was very glad to get them. I am very sorry for Mrs. Kane but I hope it isnt as bad as the doctor thinks it is. Of all afflictions blindness is the one thing to be dreaded the most. Mrs. Thaw, I suppose, will keep up the fight for her crazy son until she has used up all her fortune, and his too. I expect the others are not doing anything to help in any way.

You say you sent a copy of my Osage paper to Mr. Hartland. Do you mean, the paper to the mariage customs?  How about the reply to the criticism of our book? I have not received any extras of the paper on the marriage customs.

August with its hot winds is here and the heat, the wind and the dust is fearful. Yesterday the Osages had
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