August 20, 1973
My dear Sukadeva,
Please accept my blessings. I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter and the enclosed pictures of your Altar. Everything appears very very nice and I am very much pleased, thank you so much.
On your recommendation I accept the boys named by you for first initiation. Their names are as follows.
D.A. Norton Jr. - Abhinanda Das N.P. Coty - Nistula Das G.J. Folsy - Simha Das S.D. Kadetz - Sura Das R.E. Smith - Ragamathani Dasi D.A. Gilles - Samharina Dasi P.J. Walter - Vidhatri Dasi T.L. Joyce - Tripuramalini Dasi
Hold a fire ceremony, and distribute sumptuous prasadam to one and all.
I hope this letter meets you in good health.
Your ever well wisher,
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Sriman Sukadeva Das Adhikary 400 18th Ave. E. Seattle, Washington 98112 America