Draft Letter from MLK to Ms. Giunier


Dr. King responds to an offer of assistance from a supporter. He directs her to the New York office to jumpstart her work and commends her for her interest in the Freedom Movement.

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Draft Letter from MLK to Ms. Giunier
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Dear Ms. Giunier, Thank you for your letter of May 10. I am sorry for delay in responding, but the frequency and urgency of my duties as Pres[ident] of the SCLC [Southern Christian Leadership Conference] [crossed out: often preven] often prevents me from replying immediately. I hope you will accept my sincerest apology. In regards to your offer to [crossed out: help] assist us in our efforts, may I recommend that you contact [crossed out: the] the New York [office] of the SCLC [Southern Christian Leadership Conference] at the following address; (can you find the address of our N.Y. Office, Dorothy?) Contributions are greatly needed and are deeply appreciated. Any assistance [crossed out: of] along these lines will also be extremely helpful. Your [crossed out: support of] interest in and support of our work [inserted text: and the Freedom Movement] is most heartening and encouraging. M.L.K.
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