Telegram forwarded by the American Embassy (London) to Wilder Penfield, March 26, 1916.
Date:
1916-03-26
Description:
Handwritten telegram from the American Ambassador in Paris, received and forwarded by the American Ambassador in London to Wilder Penfield. The telegram reports that the sender cabled the message 'safe' to the addresses they had. The sender apologizes for leaving [Penfield], but said once they were assured all the wounded would be well taken care of, they were ordered to board [another ship].
Physical Description:
text.telegram.black and white 31.5 x 20 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 forwarded by the American Embassy (London) to Wilder Penfield, March 26, 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 15, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9529
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:
United States. Embassy (France).
Notes:
There is an American Embassy stamp on the lower right side of the page that reads: " AMERICAN EMBASSY, 25MAR.1916 LONDON."

Transcription of the forwarded message: "The following was received night of March 25th from American Ambassador Paris & [?] to Wilder Penfield, Naval Hospital, Dover, on morning March 26th. "Cabled safe to addresses given me. Sorry to leave you but after assurance wounded would be well taken care of on destroyer was ordered to board Trawler [?]" (Sqd.) [Signature?]".

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