From William Nelson Cromwell
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[Code]: NAJ28 Cable = Paris 128 1/57 21/1315 LC [Deferred Cablegram] Miss Helen Keller = Forest Hills (NY) = October Twenty-First Permit me to share with you in your unspeakable grief in the departure of your lifelong teacher and dear companion who brought light to you who have in turn brought illumination happiness and blessings to the whole world STOP What a comfort it must be to you that you could reciprocally give your loving aid to her in the final epoch of a remarkable career STOP I wish I could be at your side in these days of sorrow but beg you to consider me there in person as I shall be by representative STOP Give my dearest sympathy to the ever faithful Miss Thompson STOP With affection and devotion which has no limit= William Nelson Cromwell 22 Avenue Foch Paris. Western Union Cablegram from William Nelson Cromwell on October 21, 1936 at 9:33 a.m. Cromwell was a lawyer and philanthropist that was a charter board member of Helen Keller International. William Nelson Cromwell
|Cromwell, William Nelson, 1854-1948|
|Perkins School for the Blind|
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