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NCTC Station Force
IBM Room Bldg S-1
Davisville, R. I.

7 December 1944

Dear friends at Bryant,

It is with a great deal of pleasure that I say “thank you all” for your kindness in remembering me this Christmas season with the huge assortment of sweets. I can tell you they didn’t last very long with a bunch of candy-hungry men in my office. It was certainly a nice gesture on your part.

May I take this opportunity to call your attention to my promotion to Specialist (I) first class. Next to my C.P.O. I am in charge of the activities of our I.B.M. department, manned by some fifteen men and waves. Who knows, maybe someday I may be lucky enough to make “Chief”. I would appreciate your correcting the records accordingly.

A very merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.

Most sincerely,

Richard W. Monroe
Richard W. Monroe, Sp (I) 1/c
Bryant, ’36.

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