• Creator
  • Keller, A. H. (Arthur Henley), 1836-
  • Created Date
  • 1891
  • Description
  • Tuscumbia, Ala., Nov. 26th, 1891 Mr. M. Anagnos So. Boston My dear Sir, I need not tell you how fearfully wrought we were when Miss Annie was bitten by the dog, which, undoubtedly I think, was suffering from rabies. I anticipated it, and was anxious about the dog several days previous but both Miss A and Helen protested and seemed much distressed at the thought of it that I waited, much against my better judgment, until the trouble came. The s... more
    Tuscumbia, Ala., Nov. 26th, 1891 Mr. M. Anagnos So. Boston My dear Sir, I need not tell you how fearfully wrought we were when Miss Annie was bitten by the dog, which, undoubtedly I think, was suffering from rabies. I anticipated it, and was anxious about the dog several days previous but both Miss A and Helen protested and seemed much distressed at the thought of it that I waited, much against my better judgment, until the trouble came. The strain was terrible on all of us, but especially on my wife, who has hardly recovered from it yet. I was only waiting until I could make the necessary financial arrangement to send Helen back to you, and letting her go was the only solution of the trouble, as Miss Annie refused positively to be... Handwritten letter from Captain Arthur Keller, father of Helen Keller, to Michael Anagnos, director of Perkins Institution. Arthur H. Keller. less
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  • Correspondence
    Letter
  • Rights
  • Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. Contact host institution for more information.