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James Downs letter to John Leeds Barroll


James Downs to John Leeds Barroll, discussing Barroll's case. Includes instructions on how to get it settled at Point Lookout. James Downs and John Leeds Barroll were found guilty of treason by federal authorities after writing and publishing a newspaper article. John Leeds Barroll was a member of the Barroll family, a prominent Kent County family in the 19th and 20th centuries.



Collection Number

MS 108


7.25 x 12 inches


1 letter

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