Transcribed and contributed by Kathleen Haynes      Contact Myrtle Bridges     September 13, 2011

Ebensburg Inn
Ebensburg, Cambria Co. Pa.
J. H. & M.S. Butterworth, Props.

Sept. 2nd

My dear Miss Wilhelmina:
Ever since the receipt of your letter of August 21st I have been waiting to see one of the Carnegie Trustees, before answering.
Have just seen Judge Shafer of Pittsburg- who states that any city or community can have a "Carnegie Library" by carrying 
out the prescribed (pg-2) plan- which of course every one knows but requests for church organs are passed upon entirely by Mr. 
Carnegie's sec't- Mr. Bertram, who receives all Mr. Carnegie's business communications & acts upon such matters.

It seems to me advisable to address your communications to Mr. Bertram, Sec't.  #2 - East 91st  New York. Provide a clear and 
concise statement covering the desire of your Church for Mr. Carnegie's assistant in securing an organ. (Pg-3)  Mr. Carnegie's 
absence from the Country does not interfere with his Secretary's authority to pass upon all requests of this kind,- & so in due 
time you will doubtless receive a reply.- which I trust may be favorable.

I was very glad to hear from you, and to learn that you all were enjoying good health. Mrs. Scaife though still far from well, is 
much improved & joins me in cordial greetings to all the family.
Ever Yours Sincerely
Marvin F. Scaife

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