• Creator
  • Perkins, S.A.
  • Created Date
  • 1930
  • Description
  • S.A. Perkins of Tacoma, Washington writes to Washington State Senator Wesley Jones regarding his appointment of Charlie Allen to the position of United States Marshall. Jones writes that Allen is "Whitney's man and has been brought out by this same crowd." Whitney is William Whitney, a lawyer who was on trial at the time with others for conspiracy to bootleg liquor during prohibition. Perkins warns Jones that he "pinned your faith to a crowd t... more
    S.A. Perkins of Tacoma, Washington writes to Washington State Senator Wesley Jones regarding his appointment of Charlie Allen to the position of United States Marshall. Jones writes that Allen is "Whitney's man and has been brought out by this same crowd." Whitney is William Whitney, a lawyer who was on trial at the time with others for conspiracy to bootleg liquor during prohibition. Perkins warns Jones that he "pinned your faith to a crowd that were working only for themselves" and that "unless you listen to your real friends and we can re-organize, your return to the Senate is doubtful.". less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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