Telegram from Henry Snydam to Wilder Penfield, March 27, 1916.
Date:
1916-03-27
Description:
This is a typewritten telegram from Henry Snydam to Wilder Penfield. In the telegram Snydam states that he and others are glad that Penfield was not too severely wounded by the torpedo attack on the S.S. Sussex. Snydam also says that he is at Penfield’s disposal should he need assistance. He claims that he had tried to get to Penfield’s hospital in Dover the day before, but was unable to obtain a travel permit. The telegram was sent on March 27, 1916.

On the reverse, Penfield replies to Snydam stating that he is alright and requests that Snydam try to correct reports that he had died in the S.S. Sussex incident.
Physical Description:
text.telegram.black and white 14 x 22 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series C (Correspondence) -- Sub-Series C/D (Correspondence, domestic)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Telegram from Henry Snydam to Wilder Penfield, March 27, 1916. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series C (Correspondence) -- Sub-Series C/D (Correspondence, domestic) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved October 14, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9527
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:
Snydam, Henry.
Notes:
Transcription reads: "Regent St. 953a, 1021 a, W G Penfield Sussex survivor in Hospital Dover, am absolutely your service anything you want done tried yesterday reach Dover but impossible obtain travelling permit everyone encouraged by good news your condition Henry Snydam".

On the reverse: "Henry Snydam 16 Regent St London, Thanks (?) all night injuries to knee and ankles, uncertain if fractured. Please correct wrong reports, Penfield."

This telegraph was written on Postal Telegraphs Office stationary.

Call Number:
D-C/D 21-2/1