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Letter from Abraham Kaiser to Dr. Spivak, 1909 January 23

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0031.00004


Handwritten two page letter in pencil from Abraham Kaiser in County Jail [Denver County Prison], Denver, Colorado, to Dr. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, stating that he was arrested the 19th of January, charged with vagrancy and sentenced to 90 days in County Jails. Letter states that Spivak knows that his heart is very poor, in fact, poorer than it was when he left the Sanatorium, and asks if he would be kind enough to get him out. Kaiser states that he is spitting blood and that staying there for three months would mean death to him. His brother in Arizona and his uncle has promised to help, and states that perhaps there is already mail for him at the Sanatorium. He was sentenced by Judge De Lapp in the County Court House January 20th and states that the judge or the governor can pardon him. Letter is signed Abraham Kaiser. There is a P.S. which states that when arrested he had a home that he could live in until the 1st of May and have it still on $1.15 in his pockets, so he doesn't see how they could sentence him for vagrancy.


  • 1909 January 23


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