Letter, Walter A. Plecker, Richmond, to A.T. Shields, Lexington.

Title

Letter, Walter A. Plecker, Richmond, to A.T. Shields, Lexington.

Description

In a letter to A.T. Shields, Walter Plecker asserted that Judge Holt's decision to categorize Atha Sorrells as white despite her Indian heritage had "emboldened" the Rockbridge tribe. Nonetheless, he advised against appealing the Sorrells case to the Supreme Court because the court might rule in her favor.

Source

Rockbridge County (Va.) Clerk's Correspondence [Walter A. Plecker to A.T. Shields], 1912-1943. Local Government Records Collection, Rockbridge County Court Records. The Library of Virginia. 10-0477-003.

Date

9 May 1925

Format

Mimeographed sheet

Files

Plecker 10-0477-003.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Letter, Walter A. Plecker, Richmond, to A.T. Shields, Lexington. ,” Library of Virginia, accessed March 29, 2017, https://lva.omeka.net/items/show/67.