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Letter from Mary J. Biggs in Evergreen, Alabama, to Govner B. M. Miller.

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Title

Letter from Mary J. Biggs in Evergreen, Alabama, to Govner B. M. Miller.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Patterson, Haywood, b. 1912; International Labor Defense

Description

Mary J. Biggs, an Alabamian, writes that the International Labor Defense asked her for a contribution to the Scottsboro Boys' fund. Because she did not have the money, she decides to write to Governor Miller to ask that he protect the boys.

Creator

Biggs, Mary J.

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004240, Folder 11, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-12-01

Format

Letter

Language

English

Coverage

United States--Alabama--Evergreen

Transcription

415 Bellville st, EVERGREEN
Evergreen, Ala Dec 1 PM
ALA.

Govner B, M, Miller

Mont gomery , Ala

MARY J. BIGGS
415 BELLVILLE ST.
EVERGREEN, ALA.

Dcoe First 1993
415 Bellville st
Evergreen, ala

Govner B, M, Miller Dear Sir,

May I, Ask A Favor Of you . And Your staff, The Internation
labor Defencse Ask A contribution of me in the be half xxx
of the Scottsborio New Trial For HaywoodPatTersonIn fact
Alof thoesNineBoys they Have had in Prisen Al this time
Since I did not have the donation I take This Methord
of helping Knowing That you are in the judge seat will you
order out the gardes in the time of their trial ifneed
bee, to protect them and there witness

very trully mary J, Biggs