Perry, a sailor on the U.S.S. Olympia, served as a signal quartermaster during World War I. In this letter to his former teacher, he discusses his desire to be discharged in order to finish his education.
In the letter Guin, the sheriff of Sanford County (present-day Lamar County) describes violence against African American citizens in Fayette County. He gives details about six murders that have occurred in the last few months; the guilty parties...
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