Telegram, Mr. Verity to Capt. Ebersole, La Tourraine - 1917

 

Front Cover, ARMCO Bulletin, The American Rolling Mill Co., Middleton, Ohio, Vol. IV, No. 8, August 1917.

Front Cover, ARMCO Bulletin, The American Rolling Mill Co., Middleton, Ohio, Vol. IV, No. 8, August 1917. ARMCO Ambulance Corps Number, "Service in France," This bulletin is titled, "Service in France," and the leading article in the issue focuses on the Armco Ambulance Corps. A Farewell Telegram from Geo. M. Verity, Prest., to Newman Ebersole, Captain, Armco Ambulance Corps Appears on Page 252. GGA Image ID # 1e05adefa6

 

Telegram from George M. Verity to Captain Newman Ebersole, La Tourraine, 6 August 1917.

Telegram from George M. Verity to Captain Newman Ebersole, La Tourraine, 6 August 1917. GGA Image ID # 1e054a6d83

 

This telegram has been typed out in the style of a letter without any of the traditional markings of a telegram. It is a copy of the farewell telegram sent to the members of the ARMCO Ambulance Corps, in care of Captain Newman Ebersole, aboard the French Line Steamship "Tourraine" [SS La Touraine], just before sailing from New York on August 7, 1917.

In it, Verity praises the members of the Ambulance Corps for the service upon which they are about to embark and reminds them of all the good wishes and unending support of their family of ARMCO coworkers back home.

This telegram is a mimeographed reproduction. The original content of the telegram was typed out and copied by ARMCO. Copies of this and other correspondence were then generally distributed to friends and family members of the ARMCO Ambulance Corps and to ARMCO employees. Date August 6, 1917.

 

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