This letter was sent to Rabbi Shneur Zalman Duchman, one of the active members of the chassidic brotherhood.

B”H, 19 Kislev, 5709

Greetings and blessings,

I acknowledge receipt of your third letter, [sent] 7 Kislev. In the interim, my letter of 8 Kislev has no doubt reached you. You will surely continue to send your memoirs on a frequent basis.4 As a token of thanks and to encourage you in the future, enclosed is the kuntreis just published for Yud-Tes Kislev. You will no doubt share it with others.

Awaiting your letter, as above, and with greetings to all those who seek our welfare and with blessings for the Festival of Redemption,

Rabbi Menachem Schneerson

Your letter from 14 Kislev has just arrived.