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TELEGRAM BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM LEASED WIRE SERVICE WASHINGTON June 21, 1951. Partner Salt Lake City, Utah Will appreciate your telephoning the following Message to Qeorge Eecles at First Security Bank, Qrjcien uuote Following letter being sent to white Bouse today dated June 20, 1951> *nd released for thig afternoon papers] "My dear Mr. President: It is now sort t ian ln years since I dame to Washington to engage in a public service f »t I fully intonied and expected voul I • of oeaparatiYely brief durationi A succession of evsnis, including toe war period and the ajecial probleas of its aft*raathf led m* to st-:y on. It • 3 been a grei t v:onor and i rivils^;e to serve my country for so many years, but I now feel the time has arrived whea I can ^nci should return to ay home and private business affairs in the Vest. Aeoordinglyj I aa subaitting terewith my resignation as a Kesiber of t e Board of Governors of the federal Reserve Systea to be e('(''9ctive as of July 15, 1951. Respectfully^ (Signed) Karriner S. EcoXes M. S. Eccles. The President, The ¥: ite ;[our.e." Hope this viU he iven proper publicity Ul loc 1 papers. Unauote