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Letter from Mrs. Mary Newman to Dr. C.D Spivak, 1909 February 21

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0012.00008


Handwritten two-page letter in ink on Hebrew Ladies Sick Benefit Ass'n of Hartford, Connecticut letterhead from Mrs. Mary Newman to Dr. C.D Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating that she is not a relative of the Hoffenbergs and that she made the decision to make the last appeal for Raphael Hoffenberg due to the fact that the city was in an uproar. She states that Dr. Spivak may judge for himself as when Mr. Hoffenberg had to leave Hartford her Society gave the first $10 towards the fare and the remaining was contributed from different lodges. She requests that Dr. Spivak balance the following, that a collection for fare and board until room in the Sanitorium is found and states that a few words may have been misunderstood. She states that whichever he may bring about and do, that she's sure that he will do by the rules, as well as think the matter over thoroughly. Letter is signed Mrs. Mary Newman.


  • 1909 February 21


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Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series of patient records includes medical reports and histories, statistical data of patients, x-rays, and death certificates. The patient files include applications, correspondence and some may also contain photographs and personal items.

Inscriptions and Marks

On the first page underneath the assocation heading in pencil and circled reads "File." On the back under Mrs. Mary Newman's signature and title there is a stamp which reads "The Jewish Ladies' Consumptives Relief Society of Hartford CT."


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Repository Details

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