[Letter from Drew S. Days to OUED Members - August 29, 1979]

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Letter from Drew S. Days III, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to John H. Sanders, Mario Marcel Salas, and Rick Green of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The letter is in reply to their allegation of fraud in the trial of Webb Boyd, whose murder was believed to have been racially motivated. Mr. Days assures them that correct action will be taken if their allegations are found to be true.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Days, Drew S. August 29, 1979.

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Letter from Drew S. Days III, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to John H. Sanders, Mario Marcel Salas, and Rick Green of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The letter is in reply to their allegation of fraud in the trial of Webb Boyd, whose murder was believed to have been racially motivated. Mr. Days assures them that correct action will be taken if their allegations are found to be true.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • August 29, 1979

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Days, Drew S. [Letter from Drew S. Days to OUED Members - August 29, 1979], letter, August 29, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth290920/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.