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P re sid e n t:

I ap p reciated e v e r

so m u ch y o u r s u g g e s tio n th a t I jo in you w h en

y o u v i s i t H e a th in L o n d o n .
reason s,

16,

I w o u ld lo v e to do th is f o r m a n y

a n d e s p e c i a l l y b e c a u s e th is w o u ld g iv e m e a b it o f

e x t r a tim e w ith y o u .

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s u g g e s tio n in m y m in d ,

a s I h ave tu rn ed o v e r you r

I h a v e c o n c lu d e d th a t it w ou ld p ro b a b ly

b e u n w is e f o r m e to p a r t ic ip a t e in th is v i s i t .
th is is e le c tio n s e a s o n ,

A s you w e ll know ,

s o m e m e m b e r s of th e p r e s s

b e lie v e .th a t th e F e d is u n d e r W h ite H o u s e c o n tr o l,

co n tin u e to

and so m e of

th e jo u r n a lis ts m ig h t ta k e m y p r e s e n c e on y o u r p la n e ,
e v id e n ce .

etc.

as

I h a v e c o m m u n ic a te d a ll th is to Jo h n E h r lic h m a n ,

but I f e e l th a t y o u sh o u ld k n ow th is d i r e c t l y f r o m m e .
L e t m e a l s o t a k e th is o p p o rtu n ity to t e l l y o u t h a t th e F e d h a s
ta k e n s o m e fu rth e r c o n s tru c tiv e s te p s th is w e e k .

W hen w e

b o th r e t u r n to th is c i ty ,I w ill i n f o r m y o u o f w h a t w e h a v e d o n e
and w h e re w e stan d .
W i t h v e r y b e fe t w i s h e s .
S in ce re ly y o u rs,

A rth u r F .

T h e H o n o r a b le R i c h a r d N ixo n
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