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April 19, 1910

Dr. B. Talbot B. Hyde
Century Club
New York

My dear Dr. Hyde
Enclosed find check of $1 for the American anthropological association.
Availing myself of your offer, -nearly a year ago- , I send three small bags containing samples of one to be assayed. They are from three different parts of the vein, and contain, as you see, gold, silver and other metals. The lode is large and has the appearance of becoming a mine. 
I left New York last year in May, and I am not quite true with my [[investagoteries?]] yet. I have been very resourceful in every way, though the work has been strenuous.
First two months or more were spent in the southern part of Arizona, travelling among the Papago, then I went to Lonora, where my main field has been 

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