Chicago, May 16, 1904
I have your welcome letter of yesterday, and write at once to wish you a great success. I hope to be kept advised of the results.
That Mr. Silberer has fallen out with Mr. Nimfuhr is no discredit to the latter. His reference to Mr. Alexander's utterances may cover either Mr. Whitehead or Mr. Herring, but most probably the latter.
To compensate Orville for that mutilated French clipping I send you one in English. Pray keep it.
Do you receive the Aerophile? The number for April just received contains an account of Archdeacon's experiments, much like the clipping from L'Auto, but more in detail. I can send the Aerophile if desired.
Wilbur Wright to Octave Chanute, May 20, 1904