November 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, November 16th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 11/16/2017
Famed 19th and 20th century defense lawyer, Clarence Darrow autograph letter signed regarding Prohibition, the legality of which Darrow vehemently opposed. Upon his personal stationery, Darrow writes on 13 July [1930] to Dr. Forrest R. Black, a law professor who would publish ''Ill Starred Prohibition Cases: A Study in Judicial Pathology''. Letter reads, ''My Dear Mr. Black / I have done nothing more about the story. I shall write something...without using any part of your...article. Just unfold the idea as I did to you. Then I hope that the same papers will take yours and fortify the position. I am concerned that it is the best idea that has been put forward and I am anxious to get it out quick regardless of my connection with it. Always with best wishes / Your friend / Clarence Darrow''. Single page letter measures 7.25'' x 10.25''. Light uniform toning and some creasing, overall in very good condition.
Clarence Darrow Autograph Letter Signed Regarding ProhibitionClarence Darrow Autograph Letter Signed Regarding Prohibition
Clarence Darrow Autograph Letter Signed Regarding Prohibition
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Auction closed on Thursday, November 16, 2017.
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