Transcribed and contributed by Kathleen Haynes
Contact Myrtle Bridges September 13, 2011
Ebensburg, Cambria Co. Pa.
J. H. & M.S. Butterworth, Props.
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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