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Merton's Correspondence with:

Leon, Ricardo I. de; Ricardo I. de Leon; Ricardo I. de León; Ric de León; Ric de Leon

de León, Ricardo I.  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963-1968
Volume: 8 item(s); 9 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

Ricardo I. de León was a former novice at Gethsemani who was living in the Philippines at the time of correspondence with Merton. He later became director of Caritas Manila, a Catholic social services agency.

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Series List

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Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1963/04/14 TLS to Merton Easter greetings from a long silent friend from the Far East. It has been four years since I left [dated "Easter 1963"] «detailed view»
2. 1965/05/26 (#01) TLS to Merton It was good to get the announcement of your wedding. My heartiest congratulations. I hope you «detailed view»
3. 1965/05/26 (#02) TL[c] to Merton It was good to get the announcement of your wedding. My heartiest congratulations. I hope you «detailed view»
4. 1966/12/25? TACS to Merton A Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year! Peace! This is something all of us seek but which [card dated "Christmas 1966"] «detailed view»
5. 1967/01/13 (#01) TLS from Merton Many thanks for your card and for the news. I was glad to hear from you and the life you describe «detailed view»
6. 1967/01/13 (#02) TL[c] from Merton Many thanks for your card and for the news. I was glad to hear from you and the life you describe «detailed view»
7. 1968/05/no? TALS  from Merton to Friends My Easter letter was written a couple of weeks before Easter, and it is of course not much use my [labeled "PASCHAL TIME 1968" - one of Merton's mimeographed circular letters to friends - contains a handwritten note to de León] «detailed view»
8. undated/no/no HNS to Center from Harold, Br. Original Letters of Merton to Ricardo de Leon, in the Philippines. He now is a director of «detailed view»

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