It is quite possible that Forrest chose the number

3 x 9 = 27 and 2 + 7 =

Using the cipher of letters to their numbers in the alphabet TREASURES adds up to 126 and 1 + 2 + 6 =

A RAINBOW is an arc of 180 degrees and 1 + 8 = 9. RAINBOWS seen from the air are really circular and a circle is 360 degrees and 3 + 6 =

**9**for a reason. It is considered a magical number, for instance if you add 9 + 9 = 18 then add 1 + 8 the result is**9**.3 x 9 = 27 and 2 + 7 =

**9**the reduced number comes back to**9.**The word that is key in the poem I believe is TREASURES because it is the only nine letter word In it.Using the cipher of letters to their numbers in the alphabet TREASURES adds up to 126 and 1 + 2 + 6 =

**9.**In TTOTC the only place you see a photo of the chest and its TREASURES is on Page**126.**A RAINBOW is an arc of 180 degrees and 1 + 8 = 9. RAINBOWS seen from the air are really circular and a circle is 360 degrees and 3 + 6 =

**9. Just a thought.**
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