[stamp of the DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE-REMISSION BRANCH-SEPT. 20, 1934]
[Handwritten]Montreal, Sept. 1st, 1934.
Honourable M. F. Gallagher
I acknowledge receipt of your estimable letter of last August 31, concerning Marie-Anne Houde Gagnon, a prisoner in the Kingston Penitentiary who is currently serving a sentence of imprisonment for life.
To confirm her statement, I am ready to take her in as soon as she is set free, and I am in a position to provide her with all the necessary and desired care.
If her release rests entirely upon my decision, I repeat that I am ready to receive her as soon as you are able to send her to me.
Please accept my thanks in advance for the attention brought to this case.
I remain, Honourable Sir,
Madame Josephine Lapointe
3722 St Denis Street,
Source: ANC, , RG 13, Box 1507, File Houde Marie-Anne, vol. 1, part. 1, Joséphine Lapointe, Lettre de Joséphine Lapointe, September 1, 1934, 1.
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