Letter from Brooke Claxton to Wilder Penfield, December 27, 1946.
Date:
1946-12-27
Description:
This is a typewritten letter from Brooke Claxton to Wilder Penfield. In the letter, Claxton thanks Penfield for his congratulatory note upon his assignment to a new position within the federal cabinet following a cabinet shuffle. (Claxton had been the minister of National Health and Welfare from 1944, but was made Minister of National Defence in 1946.) Claxton then discusses his inability to attend the Military Annex handing-over ceremony and gives the administrative reasons for his absence. He concludes by wishing Penfield a good Christmas. The letter is dated December 27, 1946.
Physical Description:
text.typescript.black and white 25.4 x 20.3 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Letter from Brooke Claxton to Wilder Penfield, December 27, 1946. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A (Administration) -- Sub-Series A/N (Administration, Neuro) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved November 18, 2017 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=10405
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Creator:
Claxton, Brooke, 1898-1960.
Notes:
This letter is written on Minister of National Defense stationary.

Transcription reads: "17 or 24, Transfering [sic] Annex".

Call Number:
A/N 10-3