1 August 1963
President John F. Kennedy
The White House
Dear Mr. President:
I write to express my gratitude to you for your successful effort in arranging
that an international agreement be formulated to stop the testing of nuclear weapons
(except possibly underground).
I wish you success in achieving the ratification of this treaty by the Senate.
I believe that the action of the United States, Great Britain, and the soviet Union
in having made this agreement will go down in history as one of the greatest events
in the history of the world.
With the repeated expression of my support for your efforts, I am