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c 0 p Y THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY WASHINGTON 9 June 19U5 My dear Marrinerj Yfe could hardly have asked for a heavier vote in favor of the Bretton Woods Agreements than the House cast on Thursday and I know that you must be as delighted with the result as I am. Your suggestion concerning an Advisory Council had a great deal to do with the Republican support that the Agreements received. I want to express to you my sincere thanks for the splendid work that you and the Federal Reserve Board have done in connection with the Bretton Woods proposals. Sincerely yours, O (Signed) Henry, Honorable Iflarriner S. Eccles, Chairman, Board of Directors, Federal Reserve System, Washington 25, D. C. Juae Bear Henrys Your thoughtful note of June 9 i » regard to the overwhelming acceptance by the Eotise of the Brettoo Woods A&reeseuts i s rmty usuoh appreciated* I t was most fortunate that the vote was so heavily in favor of the Agreements and laraus on a bi~partlsa& b a s i s , signify ing to a l l the world this Nation's desire for international cooperation. I t i s gratifying that you f e e l the eonceratag the Mvisory Council was helpful in obtaining the widespread support which the House gave to tlie en* Sluoerely The Eonorable Eenry Morgenth&u, The Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, D* C# ET:b