From the December 1950 magazine.

Your Third Legacy

(NOTE: This is a proposal to form "The General Service Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous"--a small body of State and Provincial AA Delegates meeting yearly, who could assume direct responsibility for the guidance of the AA General Service Headquarters at New York City--not to be confused with the 1950 Cleveland International Conference.)

WE, who are the older members of AA, bequeath to you who are younger, these three legacies--the "12 Steps of Recovery," the "12 Traditions" and now the "General Services of Alcoholics Anonymous." Two of these legacies have long...

-- Dr. Bob and Bill W.