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Merton's Correspondence with:

John L. Strong; John Strong

Strong, John L.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1966
Volume: 7 item(s); 7 pg(s)

Scope and Content

John Strong forwards to Merton some letters he received from United States government officials, including members of Congress and State Department staff. Strong wrote to them to petition amnesty for Thich Nhat Hanh, the Vietnamese monk.

Biography

John L. Strong writes from Landover Hills, Maryland.

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Related Information and Links

See also the "Nhât Hanh, Thich" file.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1966/10/25 (#01) HLS to Merton Enclosed are the results of the letters I wrote, prompted by the article you wrote in Jubilee. «detailed view»
2. 1966/10/25 (#02) TLS from Machen, Hervey Thank you for your letter concerning Thich Nhat Hanh. I have contacted the Viet Nam Desk [from Hervey G. Machen, U.S. Congressman of the 5th District of Maryland - sent 1966/09/19] «detailed view»
3. 1966/10/25 (#03) TLS from Donnellery, Dixon President Johnson has asked me to reply to your recent communication. We appreciate receiving [from Dixon Donnelley, Assistant Secretary to the Department of State in Washington, D.C. - sent 1966/09/15] «detailed view»
4. 1966/10/25 (#04) TLS from Tydings, Joseph I appreciated hearing from you about the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, and I regret that the press [from Joseph D. Tydings, U.S. Senator from Maryland - sent 1966/10/06] «detailed view»
5. 1966/10/25 (#05) TLS from Sickles, Carlton I have received a reply from the State Department in response to my inquiry on your behalf regarding [from Carlton R. Sickles, U.S. Representative from Maryland - sent 1966/10/17] «detailed view»
6. 1966/10/25 (#06) TLS from Sickles, Carlton Thank you for your letter expressing your concern for the safety of Thich Nhat Hanh. I have taken [from Carlton R. Sickles, U.S. Representative from Maryland - sent 1966/10/05] «detailed view»
7. 1966/10/25 (#07) TLS  from Torbert, H. G. / to Carlton Sickles Thank you for your letter expressing your concern for the safety of Thich Nhat Hanh. I have taken [from Acting Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relation at the State Department, H. G. Torbert, Jr., to Carlton R. Sickles, U.S. Representative from Maryland - sent 1966/10/13] «detailed view»

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