The Rev. Harvey Bates was Co-Chaplain for the United Campus Christian Fellowship at Syracuse University in New York.
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||Father John McNeil at LeMoyne College here gave me your name as someone to write, inviting you to
||asking Merton's participation on a "Consultation on Pot, Pills and LSD" from March 1-3, 1968 at Syracuse / asking Merton to respond to papers given by experts in different fields, say Mass at Crouse College with Fr. Borgognoni there, and participate in dialog with students and clergy
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||Thanks for inviting me to the convocation on Pot, Pills and LSD next spring. I am sure it will be
||although interested, Merton's Superior will not give permission for such conferences