UNITED STATES NAVY
Nav. Tra. Scol (Comm.)
6 April 1944
Again I am indebted to you for another kindness bestowed, and would like to express my sincere appreciation. The tobacco arrived yesterday in good condition.
My course here at Harvard ends in another month. We have leave for approximately two weeks before reporting to our Naval District to pick up our orders. They claim that we may work under temporary duty for a short time in the home district (Boston is mine) before being shipped out. I will endeavor to keep you informed of my adventures, and if at all possible, will call at Bryant, the early part of May.
Again let me thank you for the package, and remember me to all the staff and faculty.
J. B. Howarth