1963. 10 lines, 4to Moscow, n.d. (1963). "We got your cable and a load lifted from our hearts....Oh! We are pleased...This is a frantic job but very interesting...." Steinbeck was in the USSR to discuss piracy of copyrighted books. The letter is on his personal letterhead, with the address crossed out and rewritten U.S. Embassy, Moscow. With the holograph mailing envelope, postmarked Helsinki. fine.