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To Lady Burghley1
March 29, 1944 [Washington, D.C.]
Dear Lady Burghley:
I am sending you the songs from “Oklahoma”, of which your lovely mornings and the surrey “with the fringe around the top” reminded me. Also there is included a rather peculiar item, the necessary prophylactic treatments for whooping-cough for the young ladies. I understood that this was not available in Bermuda, therefore this package which is supposed to contain enough—3 cc., I believe, for three treatments for each of the three young ladies.
Document Copy Text Source: George C. Marshall Papers, Pentagon Office Collection, Selected Materials, George C. Marshall Research Library, Lexington, Virginia.
Document Format: Typed letter.
1. General Marshall had returned the morning of March 28 from a three-day trip to Bermuda. He and Sir John Dill had been the guests of the governor-general and his wife, Lord and Lady Burghley. (C. A. Peterson Memorandum for Colonel McCarthy, March 28, 1944, GCMRL/G. C. Marshall Papers [Pentagon Office, Selected].)
Recommended Citation: ThePapers of George Catlett Marshall, ed.Larry I. Bland and Sharon Ritenour Stevens(Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 4, “Aggressive and Determined Leadership,” June 1, 1943-December 31, 1944 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996), p. 379.