The next day, Tucker received a telegram from Burton apologising for his behaviour.
New York NY Jun 19 1964
Miss Sophie Tucker
730 Park Ave NYK
Dear Miss Tucker
My wife tells me I was rude to you last night. I was in that state where one does not remember but Elizabeth never lies and so my deepest apologies to you. I am a great admirer of yours and can only think that I was very very much under the weather. Sincerely.