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[[boxed]]E A[[/boxed]] [[strikethrough]]E & A[[/strikethrough]] [[stamp]]Curator in Charge NOV 7 1892[[/stamp]] [[preprinted]] UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM UNDER DIRECTION OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON [[/preprinted]] November 4/92 Professor G. Brown Goode Director U. S. N. Museum I take especial pleasure in sending you my report for the month of October 1892, because the unhappy state of affairs that almost paralyzed my work for a year is now remedied. My force at the beginning of the month were -- [[double underlined]] Museum [[/underlined]] A. Z. Shindler, Artist. E. H. Hawley, Preparator Pom R. Soh, Aid. [[double underlined]]World's Fair[[/underline]] Thomas W. Sweeny, Preparator. Theo A. Mills, Modeler. Carl Bergman, Skilled workman. Walter H. Ryland, special agent.