Letter from Jerry Russell to Mrs. King

Abstract

Jerry Russell offers his sympathy to Coretta Scott King following the death of Dr. King. He describes Dr. King as an individual of greatest integrity.

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Letter from Jerry Russell to Mrs. King
Thursday, April 11, 1968
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[Top right hand margin: April 11, 1968 Toccoa, Georgia] Dear Mrs. [Misses] King, I wish to express my sympathy to you in this time of loss. The World has lost a man of dignity and courage. Truly a man of greatest integrity. I am ashamed because of the indignity, which took Dr. [Doctor] King's life. He has given us so much. "Greater Love hath no man, than he will lay down his life for his friend. [Handwritten signature: Jerry Russell]
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