Tuesday am [13 Oct. 1953]

Dearest Claire:

Here is a little note from Julia which I thought I should send on to you. Did mother tell you the jokes which I was supposed to retell to you but I have forgotten part of the endings. Tell her to recount them.

Our party was a success. Clare Hincks was quite satisfied with the reponse. The Board approved the Budget which starts in January and I come in for my little whack.

Dr. Malcolm Wallace asked about you at the dinner. He is getting quite old and his memory seems to be failing.

The best