• Creator
  • Jones, Wesley
  • Created Date
  • 1930
  • Description
  • Washington State Senator Wesley Jones responds to a letter from S.A. Perkins of Tacoma. Perkins had expressed concern over Charlie Allen's appointment as United States Marshall in Washington because he had been appointed by William Whitney, who was on trial at the time for conspiring to illegally acquire liquor during prohibition. Jones writes that Allen was his appointment and takes responsibility for this hiring. He also writes that he stand... more
    Washington State Senator Wesley Jones responds to a letter from S.A. Perkins of Tacoma. Perkins had expressed concern over Charlie Allen's appointment as United States Marshall in Washington because he had been appointed by William Whitney, who was on trial at the time for conspiring to illegally acquire liquor during prohibition. Jones writes that Allen was his appointment and takes responsibility for this hiring. He also writes that he stands by Whitney, along with Roy C. Lyle, the former prohibition officer, during their trial because he believes men should be considered innocent until proven guilty. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013