1929-07-05 Letter from the Southwestern Syrian Merchants Association to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding the Romey Murders

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1929-07-05 Letter from the Southwestern Syrian Merchants Association to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding the Romey Murders

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A letter from Edward J. Dieb, secretary-treasurer of the Southwestern Syrian Merchant's Associtation of Fort Worth, Texas to Florida Governor Carlton, dated July 5, 1929 regarding the murders of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to order an investigation into events and hopes that "if the preponderance of testimony shows as we believe, that the policement involved were to blame, we hope you will immediately suspend them pending the outcome of their trial."

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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1929.07.05_Southwestern Syrian Merchants Assoc

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Citation

“1929-07-05 Letter from the Southwestern Syrian Merchants Association to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding the Romey Murders,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed August 18, 2022, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40344.