Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Childs and Pitcairn are both taking Hebrew lessons from Dr. Tafel, and Benade is teachin Ballou. Remarks on the annotated Bible Custom's paperwork. Forwards a book review paper, which could be turned into a publishable article. Mentions some teaching applicants. Asks about Chandler's upcoming magazine publication date. Promotes the subscription of a new Bible translation series. Shares the effort of some of the men in his society to learn Hebrew. Mentions Chicago Society split between Scammon and Noble. People, places, and publications mentioned: MSS Bible, MacDonald, Miss Silver, Miss Rand, Interlinear Bible by old Dr. Tafel, Boston, Pittsburgh Society, Childs, Pitcairn, Ballou, Mr. Osgood (publisher), [i]Oriental Religions [/i]by Johnson, J.Y. (Scammon), Mr. Noble (pastor), 18th St. Chicago, the [i]Mag[/i]., Grace (Chandler) and babies.