[This text is printed on the letterhead.] THE WHITE HOUSE

November 30, 1972

Dear Lev:

Your note of congratulations was an especially
welcome one, and particularly so as I look
back over the years and recall how much
your friendship has meant to me. It would be
impossible for me to thank you adequately for
the encouragement you have unfailingly given,
and I can only assure you I shall do every-
thing possible over the next four years to
make a record which will justify your abiding
confidence and loyal support.

With the kindest regards to Mrs. Saltonstall and
to you,


Honorable Leverett Saltonstall
Room 608
82 Devonshire Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02109