Cha[rle]s F. Lummis
The Southwest Society,Archaeological Instituteof AmericaPRESIDENT, J. O. KOEPFLIVICE-PRESIDENTSGEN. H. G. OTISH. W. O’MELVENYGEO. F. BOVARD, D. D.DR. NORMAN BRIDGETREASURER, W. C. PATTERSONRECORDER AND CURATOR, DR. F. M. PALMERSECRETARY, CHAS. F. LUMMIS, LIT. D.EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEMAJ. E. W. JONESDR. F. M. PALMERJ. A. FOSHAYMARY E. FOYMRS. WM. H. HOUSHCHAS. F. LUMMISDR. J. H. MARTINDALEJOSEPH SCOTTWM. H. BURNHAMC. J. K. JONESJ. D. BICKNELLLos Angles, Cal., Aug. 25, 1907. Dear Jeremiah:-Nothing pleases me more than your occasional lapses to common sense and expression. Year letter came just at an unpropitious time, when my old minstrel had to kill my handsome Indian lad in self defense --- for which the coroner's jury has to-night acquitted him. But I was glad to hare it from you; because when you do write seemed to be in your lucid intervals. The only time I have any fault to find with you is in the long periods when you try to imitate a clam.I am too overworked to make any promises --- for by the time I have five men's jobs safely discharged, somebody is sure to drop on my shoulder[illegible] a load something like that of the last five days. But if god is good to me, I will try to take up03921
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