Original letter and one typed transcript. Written in Philadelphia. Settles a book request account. Mentions his recently deceased (2nd) wife, whom he dearly misses. (Re)assures Chandler of the strength of their friendship. Asks after Chandler's father, as if he does not expect to see him again. Requests casts be made of the Assyrian Museum pieces for their school. Mentions the Terra Cotta Works. Individuals mentioned: Benade's wife (Annie Barnes Benade), the [i]Adventus Domini[/i], (P. W. Chandler), Museum of Art, Mr. Junge, the (Academy) school, Grace (Chandler) and the young folks.