Jan. 10, 1945

Dearest folk: (singular)

Here is the Mahew[?] report. I have put down a few page numbers which you can look up. Read the 'Elements of Sea Power' as well as the Introduction and you will have most of the book in its essence – practically all you need. Do not bother about making many notes. You may add a thing here and there.

I shall now get at Taylor's work & send the abstract in a few days.

We are having a good time here considering the weather. I hope Ida Rose got my Balkan history.


Ida Rose
A new friend of Claire's (see the letter to Claire Pratt, 27 March 1945).