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Letter from C.D. Spivak to A.J. Frumary, M. Doinokos, M. Bilsky, C. Cooplan, Sam Bilsky, 1909 April 28

Identifier: B002.01.0101.0050.00010


Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado to A.J. Frumary, M. Doinokos, M. Bilsky, C. Cooplan, Sam Bilsky in Ottawa, Canada informs that Mr. David Gottadang [David Gottdank] arrived safely in Denver and presented himself to the office with their letter of April 19th. Spivak informs that he must say a few words in reference to the Gottdank case to guide future actions. Spivak informs that Denver is known as a Mecca for consumptive patients and there are only two institutions that admit patients without charge. Spivak informs that being one of the two free institutions, JCRS has a very long waiting list and pending applications numbering in the 60s-80s. Spivak relates that Mr. Gootadang [David Gottdank] arrived at the office and claimed he had only 50 cents and had been assured by those who sent him had assured Gottdank would be admitted to the Sanatorium at once. Spivak informs that that is an impossibility as there were currently 60 applications already waiting for admittance to the institution. Spivak informs that he has directed David Gottdank to a boarding house with low rates and Spivak expresses hope that the recepients will make an effort to pay for Gottdank's board and lodging while he is waiting to be admitted. Informs that JCRS will admit Gottdank as soon as possible. Spivak also requests that in the future if they have a patient they wish to send to Denver that they will communicate with the JCRS office before sending anyone to ascertain how long it might be before admittance. Letter is unsigned but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.


  • 1909 April 28


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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.


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