[Letter from H. Darrell Hay to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-20]

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Letter from H. Darrell Hay to John J. Herrera (including envelope) requesting Herrera's assistance in filing a suit against the attorney who represented Hay in his murder trial who had promised, after Hay was convicted to prison, to send Hay's possessions to his wife at the attorney's own expense. The attorney then did not forward the possessions on and was subsequently asking for compensation to do so, for which Hay could not pay.

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4 p. ; 28 cm., in envelope, 10 x 24 cm.

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Hay, Herbert Darrell October 20, 1977.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from H. Darrell Hay to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-20]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from H. Darrell Hay to John J. Herrera - October 20, 1977]

Description

Letter from H. Darrell Hay to John J. Herrera (including envelope) requesting Herrera's assistance in filing a suit against the attorney who represented Hay in his murder trial who had promised, after Hay was convicted to prison, to send Hay's possessions to his wife at the attorney's own expense. The attorney then did not forward the possessions on and was subsequently asking for compensation to do so, for which Hay could not pay.

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4 p. ; 28 cm., in envelope, 10 x 24 cm.

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Legal and General Correspondence of John J. Herrera, 1977

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

Correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • October 20, 1977

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2014, 2:02 p.m.

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Hay, Herbert Darrell. [Letter from H. Darrell Hay to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-20], letter, October 20, 1977; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249811/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.