Letter from Rev. Robert Harrison and R. H. White

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In this letter, Rev. Robert Harrison and R. H. White of the New Samaritan Baptist Church inform Dr. King that they are unable to send a donation immediately, but will take up a special donation to be sent as soon as possible.

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Letter from Rev. Robert Harrison and R. H. White
Monday, February 5, 1968
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New Samaritan Baptist Church 624 8th Street, N[orth] E[ast] Washington, D. C. 20002 Feb[ruary] 5, 1968 Southern Christian Leadership Conference 334 Auburn Avenue, N[orth] E[ast] Atlanta, Georgia 30303 [Stamp in Blue Ink: Received FEB[ruary] 8, 1968] Dear Reverend Martin L[uther] King Jr: In response to your letter of Feb[ruary] 1, 1968, we the social action committee of the New Samaritan Baptist Church deem it impossible to send a donation at this writing due to circumstances of which we have no control, but we plan to take a special offering on Sunday Feb[ruary] 18, 1968 and we will forward this contribution to S. C. L. C. [Southern Christian Leadership Committee] Very truly yours, [Closing Signature: Rev[erend] Robert Harrison, Pastor] [Closing Signature: R. H. White, Chairman of Social Action Committee]
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