Chapter 5. Maebelle’s Biscuits

Photograph of Prisoner No. 10746, John Wesley

Photograph of Prisoner No. 10746, John Wesley, Virginia Dept. of Corrections, State Penitentiary, Series II. Prisoner Records, Subseries B Photographs, Box 694, Accession 41558. State Government Records Collection. Library of Virginia.

Characters Introduced

  • John Wesley. John Wesley was arrested on 11 April 1912 for the attempted rape of 16-year-old Hattie Power, daughter of attorney W.H. Power.  He pleaded guilty on 16 April and was sentenced to eighteen years in the Virginia Penitentiary.
Chapter 5. Maebelle’s Biscuits