Manuscript/Mixed Material Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in the shipwreck of the Ville du Havre
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- 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
- - 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.
- telegram 8" x 5 1/2"
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Part I, Box 1, Folder 6: American Colony in Jersusalem
- Source Collection
- American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
ContributorsAmerican Colony (Jerusalem)
Spafford, Anna T.
Spafford, Horatio Gates
SubjectsCulver, William B. (Willie)
Goodwin, Mrs. Daniel, Jr.
Lorriaux, Rev. Theophile
Spafford, Anna T.
Spafford, Horatio G.
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American Colony, Horatio Gates Spafford, and Anna T Spafford. Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in theshipwreck of the Ville du Havre. December 2, 1873. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mamcol.011/.
APA citation style:
American Colony, Spafford, H. G. & Spafford, A. T. (1873) Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in theshipwreck of the Ville du Havre. December 2. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mamcol.011/.
MLA citation style:
American Colony, Horatio Gates Spafford, and Anna T Spafford. Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in theshipwreck of the Ville du Havre. December 2, 1873. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mamcol.011/>.