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    Clarence Darrow Typed Letter Signed. One page, 6.25" x 8.5", October 29, 1927, Chicago, to John B. Bakeless of New York City. In part: "I would say that I don't believe I ought to contribute to the subject you state. I have had rich clients and poor ones. More poor than rick [sic]. I would suggest Judge Francis Murphy of Detroit. . . . He made a campaign against capital punishment in Michigan almost alone and won. I know he said only the poor are hanged, which I think is true." Unevenly toned. Darrow's signature is underlined in red. Letter is affixed to a slightly larger sheet. Very good condition.

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