July 6th, 1835.”
“This is to make known to all who
may be desirous, concerning the knowledge of Mr.
Smith, jr, in deciphering the ancient Egyptian hierogliphic
characters, in my possession, which I have, in many eminent cities, shown
to the most learned: And, from the information that I could ever learn, or
meet with, I find that of Mr.
Smith, jr. to correspond in the most minute matters.” (Signed)
“Michael H. Chandler,—”
“Travelling with, and
proprieter of Egyptian Mummies.”