This is in response to your memorandum of February 3. My preference, like yours, is the first alternative. I could, however, go along with the second. I would not go along with the third.
Blackmun, H.A. Correspondence from Blackmun to Rehnquist, Codd v. Velger, 429 U.S. 624 (1977). Box 367, Harry A. Blackmun Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.