Oct. 25, 1910
Sen. J. L. Bristow,
Your letter of the 24th instant has just been received. I wish to thank you sincerely for the favor you have shown me in appointing me to West Point.
In regard to the information desired; I am just nineteen years and eleven days of age, and have been a resident of Abilene, Kans. for eighteen years.
Thanking you again,
I am very truly yours,