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April 7, 1930.

Dr. A. J. Montgomery,
156 Fifth Avenue,
New York, N.Y.

My dear Dr. Montgomery:

     I have before me your letter of October 23rd regarding the work at Point Barrow, accompanied by letter from Mr. Leon s. Vincent. I am sending you the enclosed specifications of the Nanu, not for the purpose of urging her to purchase, but purely as a matter of record, so that Dr. Griest cannot feel that I neglected my promise to him regarding my explanation to you concerning the boat.  Even though prices today are very much below a year ago, and I still am willing to stand by my offer of contributing one thousand dollars which would bring the price down to three thousand five hundred dollars, to your Board.  She is being widely advertised, and if at all interested, should suggest that you make a decision without delay, because I shall, of course, accept the first bona-fide offer.

     I have accepted the urgent request of the Surgeon General and shall again be on my way to Point Barrow by June first. If there is anything that I can do to help you and Dr. Griest, please let me be of service.

     With kind regards, I am

          Very truly yours,


          L.M. Waugh

LMW:CEW
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