In the letter "Doe" urges the governor not to commute the sentence of Jimmy Wilson: "For the life of me I cannot see why any red blooded southern white man could interfere with the verdict of 12 just and upright men who placed the death penalty on...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing a mayhem on James A Moore by biting off part of his left ear." They were fined and sentenced to "stand on the pillory". A transcript is included. [The men's names are spelled...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing an assault...in biting off the left ear of one James A. Moore." Citizens of the county had asked the governor to pardon the men: "...it being represented that those persons were...
The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing, a mayhem, by biting off a small part of one James A Moors left Ear." They were fined and sentenced to stand at the pillory. But the signers of the petition argue that they are...
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