December 7, 1914.
Dear Sir: --
Learning that Mr. Charles B. Ball, chief sanitary inspector in the Department of Health of the City of Chicago, is an applicant for the office of Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, Library of Congress, we take pleasure in assuring you jointly of our confidence in his personal and professional qualifications for that position.
By training and experience, as well as by his high character and his good relations with his associates, Mr. Ball has won the respect and confidence of many friends in Chicago, among whom we are glad to count ourselves.