Ernest Williams Inmate File: Report on Convicted Prisoner by United States Attorney

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Description: 

U.S. Attorney's report on Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428, which recording Williams' defense attorney, summarizing the charges, and noting the sentences imposed on his codefendants. The report recommends parole when eligible, and Judge Merrill E. Otis signed off in agreement. Williams was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy to deprive voters of their rights in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 19th 1938
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
NARA ID 571125, Inmate Case Files, 7/3/1895 - 11/5/1957
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-53428-0005
Transcription: 
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.