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Redefining the Federal Role in Public Health, Medical Research, and Education, 1949-1960
Box Number: 14
Folder Number: 163
March 6, 1952
Dear Mr. Mayette:
Last evening the Members of Congress who play paddleball to keep themselves in good physical condition had their annual dinner.
As usual, our colleague, John Fogarty, provided us with some wonderful lobsters. He was modest about his contribution, which
was the main item of the meal, but was very ardent in praise of Mr. Mayette, who he said was one of his constituents who furnished
us this lobster.
Personally, I wish I could shake your hand and thank you for your generosity in sending these lobsters. We enjoyed them tremendously
and every one of us had all we could handle.
This is quite a treat to those of us who live on the Western Coast because we do not have real lobsters in that part of the
As well as having wonderful sea food, you have a very fine Congressman. He is not only intelligent and hard working but also
thoroughly respected by his colleagues in the House of Representatives, regardless of their party.