F. H. Gilove
[illegible] my trip. I read your Book [Stickeen?] twice on the trip and so did others, but as dogs and horses are my friends I have become like your self, a friend to Stickeen, This European war will probably make English and French capital keep out of mineing interprises, However Mexico will soon be opned to the world once more, and Americans can not but see the opertune time to invest in that country, and I more then ever will try and carry out my scheme of haveing financial men to join me, and form an owining company to take up the gold and silver properties that already know. after 30 years of heard study, hard work, and hard knocks, spending over 90 thousand dollars of my own money and rideing thousands of miles, to acquir this knowledge05827
 Aug 22
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