September 21, 1961

Dear Kildare Dobbs:

Will you please convey to my friends at Macmillans my thanks for their kind congratulations, and also accept my appreciation of your personal good wishes which gave me much pleasure.

Sincerely yours,
E.J. Pratt

On the award of a Canada Council Medal (and $2000.00 in cash) for his 'distinguished contribution to the cultural life of Canada.'