Letter, Henry Lee and William Carr to Governor Thomas Jefferson

Title

Letter, Henry Lee and William Carr to Governor Thomas Jefferson

Description

With his request for Jefferson to reprieve Billy, Mann Page included an opinion from Henry Lee and William Carr, justices who dissented from the verdict and supported Page's efforts to commute the death sentence.

Source

RG 3, Virginia Governor (1779-1781: Jefferson), Executive Papers of Governor Thomas Jefferson: Letters received, 1779-1781. Acc. 44393, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia. 12-1070-005.

Date

11 May 1781

Format

Manuscript

Files

Billy 12_1070_005.JPG
Billy 12_1070_006.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Letter, Henry Lee and William Carr to Governor Thomas Jefferson,” Library of Virginia, accessed October 23, 2017, http://lva.omeka.net/items/show/9.