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An Appeal made by Millard Caldwell Concerning a Libel Case, April 21, 1947

An Appeal made by Millard Caldwell Concerning a Libel Case, April 21, 1947

Date
1947-04-21
Description
An appeal to court made by Millard Caldwell, who is attempting to sue Crowell-Collier Publishing Company for libel. The company published an article entitled 'Two Governors on Race Problems," where they claim that Caldwell condoned the lynching of Jesse James Payne, and refused to acknowledge that it was a lynching at all. Caldwell claims he never condoned the murder of Jesse, and claims the article is an act of deliberate malicious intent.
Collection
Copy of a Proposed Petition for an Amendment to the United States Constitution Sent to Governor Doyle Carlton by Major McKinley McCanless, May 9, 1931

Copy of a Proposed Petition for an Amendment to the United States Constitution Sent to Governor Doyle Carlton by Major McKinley McCanless, May 9, 1931

Date
1931-05-09
Description
Copy of a petition calling for a new constitutional amendment to address problems with Prohibition and other social problems. The copy was sent to Governor Doyle Carlton by Major McKinley McCanless. No response from Governor Carlton is included.
Collection
Copy of an Editorial Published by Time Magazine Entitled "Two Governors," January 7, 1946

Copy of an Editorial Published by Time Magazine Entitled "Two Governors," January 7, 1946

Date
1946-01-07
Description
Copy of an article from Time Magazine comparing the Governor of North Carolina, R.G. Cherry, to Florida Governor Millard Caldwell, and their responses to race and crime within their states. The article states that Governor Cherry commuted a death sentence for Ernest Brooks, a fourteen year old who was convicted of sexually assaulted a white woman, while around the same time Governor Caldwell condoned the lynching of Jesse James Payne.
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Copy of an Election Return from Grantham's Precinct Submitted to John A. Cuthbert of Jefferson County, 1832

Copy of an Election Return from Grantham's Precinct Submitted to John A. Cuthbert of Jefferson County, 1832

Date
1832
Description
Election return for Grantham's Precinct in Jefferson County, submitted to John A. Cuthbert, presiding justice. The voters were recently included in Jefferson County by legislation that redrew the boundary with Leon County and had been denied suffrage because they could not take the oath that they had been citizens of Jefferson County for three months' time.
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Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson

Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson

Date
1946-02-14
Description
Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to the Department of Records and Research at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama requesting information about lynching, as well as the criteria for a lynching versus a murder.
Collection
Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson Concerning Semantics of Lynching

Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson Concerning Semantics of Lynching

Date
1946-03-18
Description
Copy of letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, president of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, arguing the semantics on whether Jesse James Payne should legally be considered a lynch victim, as there is allegedly no solid proof that Payne was murdered by a mob.
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Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Jessie P. Guzman Concerning the Semantics of Lynching

Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Jessie P. Guzman Concerning the Semantics of Lynching

Date
1946-03-06
Description
Copy of letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Jesse P. Guzman of the Tuskegee Institute's department of Records and Research, arguing the semantics on whether Jesse James Payne should legally be considered a lynch victim, as there is allegedly no solid proof that Payne was murdered by a mob.
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Copy of Letter from John Thomas Watson to Governor Millard Caldwell Regarding Lynching of Jesse James Payne, October 23, 1945

Copy of Letter from John Thomas Watson to Governor Millard Caldwell Regarding Lynching of Jesse James Payne, October 23, 1945

Date
1945-11-01
Description
Copy of letter from Attorney General John Thomas Watson giving a report on the Madison County proceedings for the lynching of Jesse James Payne. The report concludes that the sheriff was negligent in his duties and should be temporarily suspended, and that a new grand jury should be assembled.
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Copy of Telegram Governor Millard Caldwell Sent to Judge R. H. Rowe Regarding Impanelling a Grand Jury to Investigate Lynching of Jesse James Payne, October 17, 1945

Copy of Telegram Governor Millard Caldwell Sent to Judge R. H. Rowe Regarding Impanelling a Grand Jury to Investigate Lynching of Jesse James Payne, October 17, 1945

Date
1945-10-17
Description
Copy of telegram sent to Judge R. H. Rowe from Governor Millard Caldwell requesting Rowe to impanel a Grand Jury in Madison County to investigate the death of Jesse James Payne and determine if the Sheriff was negligent in his duties.
Collection
Correspondence Between A. Edward Garner of New York and the Office of Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Prohibition, 1932

Correspondence Between A. Edward Garner of New York and the Office of Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Prohibition, 1932

Date
1932-04-20
Description
Letter from A. Edward Garner of New York to Governor Doyle Carlton, expressing his views on the efficacy of Prohibition and asking for a statement of the governor's views. A reply from a member of the governor's staff is included.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s576_b048_f27_06An Appeal made by Millard Caldwell Concerning a Libel Case, April 21, 1947textLibel and slander
Race relations
Politics and government
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s204_b071_f08_24Copy of a Proposed Petition for an Amendment to the United States Constitution Sent to Governor Doyle Carlton by Major McKinley McCanless, May 9, 1931textConstitutional amendments
Constitutional amendments--Public opinion
Prohibition
Liquor laws
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s576_b048_f27_132Copy of an Editorial Published by Time Magazine Entitled "Two Governors," January 7, 1946textPolitics and government
Periodicals
Race discrimination
Libel and slander
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s177_b001_f03_09Copy of an Election Return from Grantham's Precinct Submitted to John A. Cuthbert of Jefferson County, 1832textCounty officials and employees
Local elections
voting
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s177_b001_f03_09.jpg
s576_b048_f27_046Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. PattersontextLynching
Politics and government
Race relations
Civil rights
Race discrimination
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s576_b048_f27_046.jpg
s576_b048_f27_113Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson Concerning Semantics of LynchingtextLynching
Politics and government
Race relations
Civil rights
Race discrimination
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s576_b048_f27_113.jpg
s576_b048_f27_114Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Jessie P. Guzman Concerning the Semantics of LynchingtextLynching
Politics and government
Race relations
Civil rights
Race discrimination
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s576_b048_f27_114.jpg
s576_b048_f27_130Copy of Letter from John Thomas Watson to Governor Millard Caldwell Regarding Lynching of Jesse James Payne, October 23, 1945textLynching
Murder--Investigation
Race relations
Politics and government
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s576_b048_f27_130.jpg
s576_b048_f27_061Copy of Telegram Governor Millard Caldwell Sent to Judge R. H. Rowe Regarding Impanelling a Grand Jury to Investigate Lynching of Jesse James Payne, October 17, 1945textLynching
Politics and government
Race relations
Civil rights
Race discrimination
Grand jury
Criminal procedure
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s576_b048_f27_061.jpg
s204_b071_f08_40Correspondence Between A. Edward Garner of New York and the Office of Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Prohibition, 1932textConstitutional amendments
Constitutional amendments--Public opinion
Prohibition
Liquor laws
Repeal of legislation
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