1929-05-18 Anonymous Letter from Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton Regarding The Romey Case

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1929-05-18 Anonymous Letter from Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton Regarding The Romey Case

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Description

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 shots that killed Hasna and "the balance of the police force killed Romey next morning" and that Sheriff Douglass and his deputies were involved. The writer calls for Carlton to investigate more.

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Anonymous

Files

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9z48p4cyzt2r62a/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Anonymouswm.pdf

Citation

“1929-05-18 Anonymous Letter from Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton Regarding The Romey Case,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed March 30, 2020, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40318.