He was lost by the Norton-H arjes Ambulance Corps. He was officially dead as a result of official misinformation. He was entombed by the French Government. It took the better part of three months to find him and bring him back to life with the help of powerful and willing friends on both sides of the A tlantic. The following documents tell the story: 104 Irving Street, Cambridge, December 8, 1917. President Woodrow Wilson, White House, Washington, D. C. Mr. President: It seems criminal to ask for a single moment of your time. But I am strongly advised that it would be more criminal to delay any longer calling to your attention a crime against American citizenship in which the French Government has persisted for many weeks in spite of constant appeals made to the American Minister at Paris; and in spite of subsequent action taken by the State Department at Washington, on the initiative of my friend, Hon. The victims are two American ambulance drivers, Edward Estlin Cummings of Cambridge, Mass., and WS B. ..
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