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1 Title:   Reward notice for escaped convicts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wier, John Walker, 1848-1907  
  Dates:   1905  
This collection contains a postcard from Sheriff John W. Wier of Athens, Georgia advertising a reward for the capture of two escaped convicts, William Henderson and Joe Haney, as well as a physical description of them.
  Identifier:   ms4365  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Marcus Wellons papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wellons, Marcus  
  Dates:   2009-2014  
This collection contains Marcus Wellons' correspondence to and from his family members, Margaret Johnson and her daughter Mary Catherine Johnson, as well as others. Included are his writing, the newsletter Compassion, written by Death Row inmates, the journal he wrote during the week before his execution, and a memoir about Troy Davis, another Death Row inmate.
  Identifier:   ms4261  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Paschal family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Paschal, Jesse Lee, 1891-1974  
  Dates:   1932-1974  
Contains materials pertaining to the lives of the Paschal family members, namely Jesse, Renza, and Marjorie Paschal. Much of the collection covers both Renza and Marjorie's time in the army during WWII, including correspondence and memorabilia. Many of the legal documents pertain to Jesse Paschal's time as sheriff of Eatonton from the 1930s-1950s, including legal issues pertaining to prisoners in Putnam County and letters sent to Sheriff Paschal from concerned Eatonton citizens.
  Identifier:   ms4107  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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