Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors American Colony (Jerusalem)
Spafford, Anna T.
Spafford, Horatio Gates
Dates 1873
Location Chicago
Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Culver, William B. (Willie)
Goodwin, Mrs. Daniel, Jr.
Lorriaux, Rev. Theophile
Manuscripts
Spafford, Anna T.
Spafford, Horatio G.
Title
Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1828-1888
Spafford, Anna T., 1842-1923 (Author)
Created / Published
December 2, 1873
Subject Headings
-  Spafford, Horatio G., 1828-1888
-  Spafford, Anna T., 1842-1923
-  Lorriaux, Rev. Theophile
-  Goodwin, Mrs. Daniel, Jr
-  Culver, William B. (Willie), 1861-1873
-  Manuscripts
-  United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  Handwritten cablegram, Atlantic Cable Message, The Western Union Telegraph Company. To [Horatio Gates] Spafford, 159 LaSalle St., Chicago [law office of H. G. Spafford]. Received at Chicago, Ill., Dec. 2d, 5:40 AM, 1873.
-  "Saved alone what shall I do. Mrs [Daniel] Goodwin [friend] Children [Annie, Maggie, Bessie, and Tanetta Spafford] Willie Culver [neighbor boy] lost go with [Rev.] Lorriaux [French minister, a fellow survivor of shipwreck] until answer reply . . . Paris. [Anna] Spafford."
-  Cable informing Horatio Gates Spafford of the survival of his wife and the deaths of his children and other members of their traveling party from Chicago, in the shipwreck at sea of the Ville du Havre, 1873.
-  Document conserved by the Library of Congress Conservation Division.
Medium
telegram 8" x 5 1/2"
Call Number
Part I, Box 1, Folder 6: American Colony in Jersusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mamcol.011


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