Letter to Rev. Ralph Abernathy from E.S. Baker

Abstract

E.S. Baker, manager of the Canadian National Railways, wrote to Rev. Ralph Abernathy requesting a copy of Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech. He began the letter by noting that he was an avid admirer of Dr. King and interested in acquiring some of his other recordings.

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Letter to Rev. Ralph Abernathy from E.S. Baker
Tuesday, April 30, 1968
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[Stamp in Blue Ink: Received MAY 3 1968] Apt[Apartment] 1007 241 5th Ave[nue] North Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 30 April 1968 Reverend Ralph Abernathy Chairman, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Atlanta, Georgia Reverend [and?] Dear M. Abernathy, As an admirer of the late Doctor Martin Luther King Jr, I am anxious to get a copy of his Address at the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 March on Washington. It would be greatly appreciated if you could obtain one for me. Will you also advise if there is a recording, or recording, of Dr. King's principal Address and, if so, where they may be ordered. Yours very truly, [Closing Signature: E. S. Barner?]
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