Correspondence from E.B. Williams to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding Failure to Arrest a Criminal

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Correspondence from E.B. Williams to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding Failure to Arrest a Criminal

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A series of letters from E.B. William's of Madison County, Florida reguarding a situation where the sheriff of Madison County and the sheriff (Douglass) of Columbia County failed to arrest W.L. Haines who was convicted of operating an automobile while intoxicated. Each sheriff claims the man cannot be found in their county, when at given points he was known to be present. Williams claims that "both of these Sheriffs are liars" and implies that they are deliberately avoiding making the arrest.

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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kc0046_19291018_corruption_8

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0046/kc0046_19291018_corruption_8.pdf

Citation

“Correspondence from E.B. Williams to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding Failure to Arrest a Criminal,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed April 23, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/83121.