We do not have the copy of the original letter. We learned about the content of Helga’s testimony given at the request of the Hamburg City Archives:
My dear daughter,
In the context of my situation; Thanks to dedicated care, I can say good things about the good progress of my condition. The physiotherapist at the Jewish hospital is happy with the situation. I arrive there every two days for treatment and I am told that next Monday the bandages will be replaced. I practice regularly, the fingers are still hard and hard to bend, and with God’s help I will succeed, and I will see how God helps the little and the big.
After a month’s wait, we received a 2 room furnished apartment at Heinrich Barth Strasse 8 … “
The quotation is not precise, but these were the details given in the letter and this is the spirit of the matter. Unfortunately, we do not have all of it.