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  • Collection: Romey: Correspondence Carlton

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated circa 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to send a special detective to Lake City to investigate the murders.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dsct8bylqdtv2xt/No Date_Letter to Gov re special detective for Romey casewm.jpg

Date: 18-Mar-30
Correspondence between Charles Taylor of Lake City, Florida and Governor Carlton regarding Taylor's investigation of the Romey lynching case. The notes are dated between March and April 1930.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2n03qjm2usvs2im/1930.03.18_CharlesTaylorInvestigationwm.pdf

Date: 1929
A letter from "one of the sheriff's best friends" in Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated but likely 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims Sheiriff Douglass "is no good for a sheriff he is gone now and it is a…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0rnhmun11aavi8l/1929_Letter to Gov re Romeys Lawlessnesswm.pdf

Date: 20-May-29
A letter from "the American citizens of Lake City," Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 20, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "it seems you are asking Guilty Parties to investigate this matter." It also states…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gvr8zomt98ampev/1929.05.20_Letter to Gov from LC Citizens Not only dirty actwm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "our sheriff (Douglass) is not doing his duty".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b9fbw11hxdl7qyz/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from F Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The letter names Chief John Bake, Deputy Sheriff Leo Cox, and Arthur Hall. It claims that Cox fired the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9z48p4cyzt2r62a/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 17-May-29
A Telegram from George Lahood to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 17, 1929 requesting Icer Romey (sone of Nola and Hasna Romey) be removed from the Columbia County Jail for his safety.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghed3jf323s3l28/1929.05.17_LahoodTelegramwm.pdf
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