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Letter, 1955 Dec. 27, (Detroit, M.I.), Martha W. Griffiths, to Averell Harriman, (Albany, N.Y.)

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Creator:Griffiths, Martha W. (Martha Wright), 1912-2003
Title:Letter, 1955 Dec. 27, (Detroit, M.I.), Martha W. Griffiths, to Averell Harriman, (Albany, N.Y.)
Date:1955 Dec. 27

Letter from Martha W. Griffiths, United States Representative for the 17th District in Detroit, Michigan to Governor Averall Harriman in Albany, New York, requesting that he deny South Carolina officials' petition to extradite Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. to South Carolina because of unjust reprisals he might face. Griffiths also references DeLaine's son, Joseph A. DeLaine, Jr., serving in the military in Korea.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Griffiths, Martha W. (Martha Wright), 1912-2003 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1933- | Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 | Legislators--United States | Women politicians--Michigan--Detroit | Governors--New York (State) | Extradition--South Carolina | Political crimes and offenses--South Carolina | Griffiths, Martha W. (Martha Wright), 1912-2003--Correspondence | Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986--Correspondence | United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit, 42.331427, -83.0457538 | United States, New York, Albany County, Albany, 42.6525793, -73.7562317 | United States, New York, Albany County | United States, South Carolina, 33.836081, -81.163724
Collection:Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine Papers ca. 1918-2000
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:University of South Carolina. Libraries. Digital Collections | South Caroliniana Library
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Legal size - 13439 - (Folder 9), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

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Forms part of online collection: Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000.

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