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Merton's Correspondence with:

Senator John Sherman Cooper; Sen. John Sherman Cooper; Senator John Cooper; Sen. John Cooper

Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965
Volume: 6 item(s); 9 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton is writing to Senator Cooper to express his distress over the Vietnam War.

Biography

John Sherman Cooper served as a United States Senator from Kentucky in intermittent terms between 1946-1973 and was a member of the Republican Party.

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Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1965/02/20 TL[c] from Merton As a Catholic priest and writer and member of the Gethsemani community here, and also as one who «detailed view»
2. 1965/04/02 TALS to Merton I thank you for writing me about the grave problem of Vietnam. I appreciate and share your deep [encloses 2-page section from the Congressional Record from 1965/03/25 with Senator Cooper's statements concerning "The Situation in Vietnam"] «detailed view»
3. 1965/05/08 (#01) TL[d] from Merton You might be interested in the enclosed copy of a letter which has been published in this week's [original uncorrected draft of this letter] «detailed view»
4. 1965/05/08 (#02) TAL[d] from Merton You might be interested in the enclosed copy of a letter of mine which has been published [corrected draft of this letter] «detailed view»
5. 1965/05/08 (#03) TL[c] from Merton You might be interested in the enclosed copy of a letter of mine which has been published [contains note explaining the provenance of corrected version of letter] «detailed view»
6. 1965/05/18 TALS to Merton I want to thank you for your letter and the enclosed copy of your letter to Commonweal. [encloses 1-page section from the Congressional Record from 1965/05/05 with Senator Cooper's statements concerning "The Situation in Vietnam"] «detailed view»

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