Friday, January 29, 2010

Letter of the Day: January 29 (4 of 5)

Numbered Correspondence 1215


January 29, 1896


Mr. Wayland F. Reynolds,

Clarksburg, W. Va.


Dear Sir:


In answer to your letter of the 28th inst., I would state that there is in this Museum a microscopic slide which contains the Lord’s prayer, 227 letters, in a space 1/294 x 1/441 of a square inch.


Very respectfully,


D.L. Huntington

Deputy Surgeon General, U.S. Army,

In charge of Museum and Library Division.

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