• Creator
  • McCarthy, William P.
  • Created Date
  • 1928
  • Description
  • William P. McCarty, an attorney in Tacoma, Washington, writes to George Cotterill after hearing him speak at a rally for Democrats in Washington in Point Defiance about his stance on prohibition. McCarty writes that Cotterill criticized current Governor Smith for advocating for a modification of prohibiton legislation. McCarty states that Smith has called prohibition a "detriment to the American people" and supported changing the law, a sentim... more
    William P. McCarty, an attorney in Tacoma, Washington, writes to George Cotterill after hearing him speak at a rally for Democrats in Washington in Point Defiance about his stance on prohibition. McCarty writes that Cotterill criticized current Governor Smith for advocating for a modification of prohibiton legislation. McCarty states that Smith has called prohibition a "detriment to the American people" and supported changing the law, a sentiment with which McCarty agrees. McCarty writes, "if the prohibition law, as presently constituted, and operated is not remedied, this nation, in a short while will reflect by becoming a nation of ex-convicts and criminals."He urges Cotterill to reconsider his support of prohibition. less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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