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Letter to John W. Martin from T.T. Wentworth, Jr., August 11, 1927

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1927-08-11
Summary:
Carbon copy of a letter on T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Hardware, Tools & Cutlery, dated August 11, 1927. Addressed to Gov. John Martin. The letter discusses the deaths that the coroner mishandled, according to Wentworth. Wentworth has tried to keep people calm and that there had been talks of lynching someone, but "this move never went over. I was fully determined to see that peace was kept if any such action was too manifest." See also 2016.035.0425 and 0430, 0463-0467.
Title: Letter to John W. Martin from T.T. Wentworth, Jr., August 11, 1927.
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Name(s): Theodore Thomas Wentworth, Jr., Creator
John W. Martin, Recipient
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Correspondence, Letter
Date Created: 1927-08-11
Date Issued: 1927-08-11
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 2 page letter
Language(s): English
Summary: Carbon copy of a letter on T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Hardware, Tools & Cutlery, dated August 11, 1927. Addressed to Gov. John Martin. The letter discusses the deaths that the coroner mishandled, according to Wentworth. Wentworth has tried to keep people calm and that there had been talks of lynching someone, but "this move never went over. I was fully determined to see that peace was kept if any such action was too manifest." See also 2016.035.0425 and 0430, 0463-0467.
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0467.a (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project.
Subject(s): Theodore Thomas Wentworth, Jr.
John W. Martin
Lynching
Pensacola, Florida
August 1927
1927
Held by: University of West Florida Historic Trust Resource Center, Hilton Green Room
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwf_ht_2016.035.0467.a
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

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Title: Letter to John W. Martin from T.T. Wentworth, Jr., August 11, 1927.
Name(s): Theodore Thomas Wentworth, Jr., Creator
John W. Martin, Recipient
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Correspondence, Letter
Date Created: August 11, 1927
Date Issued: August 11, 1927
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 2 page letter
Language(s): English
Summary: Carbon copy of a letter on T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Hardware, Tools & Cutlery, dated August 11, 1927. Addressed to Gov. John Martin. The letter discusses the deaths that the coroner mishandled, according to Wentworth. Wentworth has tried to keep people calm and that there had been talks of lynching someone, but "this move never went over. I was fully determined to see that peace was kept if any such action was too manifest." Also see: 2016.035.0462, 2016.035.0464, and 2016.035.0465.a-b. See also 2016.035.0425 and 0430, 0463-0467.
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0467.a-b (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project.
Subject(s): Theodore Thomas Wentworth, Jr.
John W. Martin
Lynching
Pensacola, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
1920s
1927
Held by: University of West Florida Historic Trust Resource Center, Hilton Green Room
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwf_ht_2016.035.0467
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

In Collections