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The Michael E. DeBakey Papers

Title:
Letter from Michael E. DeBakey to his father, Shaker pdf (1,862,266 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Michael E. DeBakey to his father, Shaker
Description:
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (1,862,266 Bytes)
Date:
1934-03-12 (March 12, 1934)
Creator:
DeBakey, Michael E.
Recipient:
DeBakey, Shaker M.
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Katrin DeBakey.
Exhibit Category:
From Tulane School of Medicine to the U.S. Army, 1928-1946
Box Number:
5
Unique Identifier:
FJBBMB
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1921-2007
Folder: DeBakey, Shaker (Father), 1929-1936, 1954-1957, 1965-1966
Transcript:
8/12/34
Dear Father,
I received your recent letter and the enclosed check for which I desire to assure you of my unbound gratitude. Your unselfish propensity for and vaulting ambition towards enhancing the happiness and felicity of your children must be a great influencing factor in the eyes of God in so bestowing upon your bountiful success. My only hope is that we shall grow up worthy of such a father and I shall do my best towards this end.
We have at last succeeded in having our transfusion instrument placed on the market. I have ordered one for Dr. Walter Maas and he should get his soon. I have also invented a new needle for transfusion which is in the process for manufacture now and which is apparently going to become a success as everyone that has seen it wants one like it. I hope that I shall be rewarded financially and if God
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wills it we may obtain something.
Your loving son,
Michael.
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