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Respite of Virginia Christian granted on July 26, 1912

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Title

Respite of Virginia Christian granted on July 26, 1912

Description

Respite of Virginia Christian granted on July 26, 1912 by Governor William Mann, delaying execution until August 16, 1912. The Newport News Daily Press reported on July 25, 1912, that Governor Mann granted the respite after meeting with a committee from the National Federation of Colored Women.

Creator

Virginia Penitentiary.

Source

Virginia Dept. of Corrections, State Penitentiary, Series II. Prisoner Records, Subseries E. Execution Files, Box 373, Folder 3, Accession 41558. State Government Records Collection. Library of Virginia.

Date

7/26/1912

Format

JPG

Identifier

11_0134_004_it