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Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933) to Otto A. Rosalsky re: as Gov. of Mass., urging leniency for Bernard Manning

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04476 Author/Creator: Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933) Place Written: Boston Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1920/04/29 Pagination: 2 p.

Summary of Content: Written as Governor of Massachusetts (on stationery) to Judge Rosalsky, asking leniency for Bernard Manning of Northampton, his hometown. He attests to the character of Manning's family and asserts that "[i]t appears to me simply a case of a country boy going to a large city and ignoring the restraints of home life and giving himself over to the propensities of youth than the exhibition of criminal intent."

People: Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PresidentPardonLawGovernment and CivicsChildren and FamilyCrimeCriminals and OutlawsPrisonerVice President

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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