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To Leo A. Farrell
[April 27, 1939] Denver, [Colorado]
Now that my selection has been announced I want you to know that your much more than friendly interest has been deeply appreciated. For a good many years you have generously blown my horn, in season and out, and I am happy that your partiality to me finds some justification today.
I landed here an hour ago from Dayton, Ohio, and am off again early tomorrow for Ogden and San Francisco.
I will need your prayers for the next few years.
Hastily and faithfully,
G. C. Marshall
Document Copy Text Source: Leo A. Farrell Papers, George C. Marshall Research Library, Lexington, Virginia.
Document Format: Handwritten letter signed.
Recommended Citation: The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, ed. Larry I. Bland and Sharon Ritenour Stevens (Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 1, “The Soldierly Spirit,” December 1880-June 1939 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981), pp. 713-714.