In the letter Hawkins describes a case involving a slave woman who was purchased by a freedman, and then reclaimed and sold several times. He asks Dellet to represent Napoleon and Massina Starke, who want to recover the woman.
This article discusses a message sent by the International Labor Defense, demanding the release of the recently convicted "Scottsboro Boys." The nine young men were falsely charged with the "criminal assault" of two white women on a train, and...
In the letter Hawkins opposes efforts to have J. Edgar Hoover removed from his post as director of the FBI: "It is, of course, known to you, Mr. President, that the effort to get rid of Mr. Hoover, to cripple the Federal Security program and to...
In the letter Hawkins describes the Commission's current activities and promises "our complete cooperation and access to our investigative files." He wants to meet with the governor soon for a briefing.
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