"Miss Maude Delish:
Yours of 10th is at hand. I have talked with other members of the Board except one and they are in favor of offering you the position, and the odd one, I am sure, will fall in line, so I think you will be safe in making arrangements to come here next year.
John F. Jackson, Director"
The next time you hire a painter, you might read him this letter written to a Mr. Wader in 1906: