[illegible]" and that, in the not too distant future both of these pleasures may be [illegible]. Trusting that you will receive Mrs. Osborne's note safely,- I delayed forwarding it, hoping until the very last that I could present it in person,- and with deep regret that, for the present at least, I am denied the privid of meeting you, believe me[Most?] sincerely yoursM. CappsShould you be coming East in the near future & pass thru' Washington, I trust you will let me know. A note addressedc/o Bureau of Construction? & Repair[Navy?] Department,Wash D.C.will always reach me.
1910 Sep 12
Original letter dimensions: 23.5 x 15 cm.
Reel 19, Image 0852
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