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The Clarence Darrow Letters

W. A. Rosenfield to Clarence Darrow, September 17, 1924

Mayor Rosenfield is referring to the Leopold and Loeb case.

Click on the image to view as a PDF. A transcription of the letter is on the right.

City of Rock Island
W.A. Rosenfield
City of
Rock Island
"In the Heart of Everything"

Sept. 17, 1924.

Mr. Clarence Darrow,

1537 E. 60th St.,

Chicago, Ill.

Dear Mr. Darrow:-

I know it is a little late but I want to congratulate you on the way you handled the big case. While I cannot say I approve the verdict I consider it a wonderful tribute to your ability and the only thing that saved the life of these boys was the masterly way in which you presented their case.

Very truly yours,

W.A. Rosenfield


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