• Creator
  • Whitney, William
  • Created Date
  • 1928
  • Description
  • William Whitney of the Treasury Department writes to Washington State Senator Wesley Jones regarding enforcement of prohibition. Whitney writes that some prisoners at McNeil's Island Federal Prison in the Puget Sound were given alcohol in exchange for providing information about bootlegging. Whitney asks, "How can we ever make any headway in enforcement with this condition?" Whitney asks Jones to take some action to prevent this from continuin... more
    William Whitney of the Treasury Department writes to Washington State Senator Wesley Jones regarding enforcement of prohibition. Whitney writes that some prisoners at McNeil's Island Federal Prison in the Puget Sound were given alcohol in exchange for providing information about bootlegging. Whitney asks, "How can we ever make any headway in enforcement with this condition?" Whitney asks Jones to take some action to prevent this from continuing. He also writes of Roy C. Lyle, a local prohibition officer, passing his civil service examination. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
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