Letter from James Foster, a 68-year-old prisoner in Wetumpka, Alabama, to Governor W. J. Samford. In the letter Foster asks the governor to grant him parole. He acknowledges his guilt but argues that his good behavior makes him a worthy candidate...
A letter from Donald Green condemning the Governor and the culture and history of the South, while arguing that the facts in the Scottsboro case do not indicate any guilt on behalf of the Scottsboro Boys.
Letter to Governor Miller that begs him to stay the Scottsboro Boys' execution. C. H. DuVall, a former slave, writes to ask that the case be further investigated as a favor to the weeping mothers and ex-slaves, as he has heard a lot of doubt about...
A letter, inspired from a religious dream, sent to Governor Miller. Norma H. Hargrave begs the governor in God's name not to persecute the Scottsboro Boys unless he is absolutely positive of their guilt. She describes her dream, and asks him to...
A letter from the Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nebraska to Governor Miller. They write that they are shocked at the verdict from Haywood Patterson's second trial, and ask that he be pardoned and given safe conduct home...
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