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Letter to W.A. Hamlett from T.T. Wentworth, Jr., August 16, 1927

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Date Issued:
August 16, 1927
Summary:
The letter is written on letterhead for T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Hardware, Tools, and Cutlery. Addressed to Dr. W. A. Hamlet (sic) and dated August 16, 1927. Wentworth states he has enclosed a check for $2.00 for 40 copies of the August issue of the Kourier Magazines (actual wording is "Fonty Kourier Magazines." It is believed this should be Forty). Wentworth states that "Having a mighty hard fight down here. The Catholics have a boycott on my business, and you know how the Protestants are here. Many intermarried with Catholic and other ties that the Catholics have entwined about them." He continues and says most of the local ministers will not work with the Klan.
Title: Letter to W.A. Hamlett from T.T. Wentworth, Jr., August 16, 1927.
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Name(s): Theodore Thomas Wentworth, Jr., Creator
W.A. Hamlett, Recipient
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Correspondence, Letter
Date Created: August 16, 1927
Date Issued: August 16, 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: 1 letter
Language(s): English
Summary: The letter is written on letterhead for T. T. Wentworth, Jr., Hardware, Tools, and Cutlery. Addressed to Dr. W. A. Hamlet (sic) and dated August 16, 1927. Wentworth states he has enclosed a check for $2.00 for 40 copies of the August issue of the Kourier Magazines (actual wording is "Fonty Kourier Magazines." It is believed this should be Forty). Wentworth states that "Having a mighty hard fight down here. The Catholics have a boycott on my business, and you know how the Protestants are here. Many intermarried with Catholic and other ties that the Catholics have entwined about them." He continues and says most of the local ministers will not work with the Klan.
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0332 (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project.
Subject(s): Ku Klux Klan
Theodore Thomas Wentworth, Jr.
W.A. Hamlett
Kourier Magazine
Escambia Klan No. 57
Pensacola, 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_2016.035.0332
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

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