In the letter Foster asks the governor to grant him parole: "If you and the Board will parole me Governor I swear by all the true Gods that ever existed that I will ever reverence the Alabama Board of Pardons, and hold perpetually as my Trinity,...
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...
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