1965 DEC 30 PM 6 37

BA194 NP438     502P CST :
WHA009 GOVT PD TEMPORARY WHITE HOUSE JOHNSON CITY TEX 30
=THE HONORABLE = LEVERETT SALTONSTALL:
=SMITH STREET =DOVER MASS:

=I KNOW YOU ARE DOING WHAT YOU FEEL YOU MUST DO FROM YOUR
PERSONAL STANDPOINT, BUT I AM COMPELLED TO SAY THAT YOU
WILL =BE MISSED IN THE COUNCILS OF WASHINGTON WHERE YOUR
HIGH PURPOSE =AND GREAT PERSONAL INTEGRITY HAVE COUNTED
SO MUCH IN THE YEARS YOU WERE HERE. I HAVE BEEN PRIVILEGED
TO KNOW YOU WELL AND TO =SERVE WITH YOU IN THE SENATE.
YOUR FRIENDSHIP IS ONE OF =THE TREASURES I SHALL ALWAYS
VALUE MOST DEVOTEDLY =
LYNDON B. JOHNSON     516 CST

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Susan Saltonstall
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14.4 cm x 20.3 cm

From the Leverett Saltonstall autograph collection