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Letter from Daniel Meador to Ronald Sokol, Monday, October 19, 1998

Commission Letterhead [Handwritten]
October 19, 1998

Mr. Ronald P. Sokol
14, rue Principale
13540 Puyricard
FRANCE

Dear Ron:

This stationery should give you an inkling of what I have been doing since February.
This Commission’s charge directly relates to my major interests for the last 30 years, so when
Justice White called to ask me to take on this assignment I could think of no good reason to
refuse. Enclosed is a copy of a “Tentative Draft Report” the Commission has recently
released for public comment. Chapter 1 will inform you about this body, and the rest of the
report will reveal the conclusions reached so far. They are, in my view, constructive and
relatively innovative.

My second novel, Unforgotten [underlined], is scheduled for publication in January, and I will, of course, send you a copy. The publisher plans to send me on booksigning tours thereafter.

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I have taken the liberty of giving your name, address, and telephone number to
Professor Armando del Grecco, a retired University romance language professor who is
leading a group of about 40 from Charlottesville from Barcelona across the south of France
to Rome, departing at the end of this week. In recent years I have been with him on tours
through Spain and Italy. He is now 90 years old, and he organizes and directs these tours.
He says he will try to call you when the group passes through Aix. I have told him that if
they encounter any difficulties in France, you are the man to contact.

When you find a convenient moment, I would be pleased to be brought up to date on
your activities.

Sincerely,

Daniel J. Meador

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