Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small collection 443. Copies of legal papers setting the execution date of Jim Buckner, African American, Marion County, Kentucky, as 9 June 1911, and stay of execution by Acting Governor William Hopkinson Cox until 8 July 1911, because of the incompletion of the installation of the electrocution apparatus. Henry Thomas Hagerman, warden of Kentucky Penitentiary, Eddyville, attested to Buckner’s death.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Hagerman, Henry Thomas (SC 443)" (2012). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 2193.