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January 15, 1924.

Hon. R. B. Twitchell,
Sante Fe, New Mexico. 

My dear Doctor Twitchell:-

Have been hoping against hope that you might find some early mention of Navaho weaving but fear that early mentions of this art are few and far between. 

I received your most cordial letter and want to thank you for the information that you gave me. Save now completed my manuscript and am sorry to have to state that the earliest mention that I found was that of Jose Cortez. Fino and Escudero are much later but these three writers are the only early ones that I have been able to locate. 

In expressing my appreciation of your kindly of forts in my behalf it is with the hope that I may be able to reciprocate some time in the not distant future. I sincerely hope that it may be possible for you to visit our Museum so that you may realize just what we are endeavoring to do in connection with the activities of our American Indians. 

Sincerely yours,
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