Letter from MLK to Rev. Theall


Dr. King states that he is regretful to hear of Rev. Theall's circumstance and recommends that he contact Attorney Jack Greenberg, Chief Council of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Letter from MLK to Rev. Theall
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Dear Rev [Reverend] Theall, Thank you for your letter of Dec[ember] 6. I am regretful to learn of the unfortunate circumstances which presently surround you. It is my hope that this situation will be alleviated as son as possible. May I recommend that you contact the lawyers which helped you draw up your will. If they are not available, you may contact the NAACP Legal Defense Fund at the following address: Attorney Jack Greenberg, Chief Counsel. NAACP Legal Defense Educational Fund. 10 Columbus Circle, New York, N.Y. I [Crossed out: think the] am [Crossed out: quite] confident these attorneys will be able to give you the assistance you [Crossed out: need] are seeking. [Closing signature: MLK [Martin Luther King]]
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