Letters: Oct. 27, 1930

Lynching Enumeration Sirs:

I note in TIME for Oct. 6 that you list the lynching of Willie Kirkland, on Sept. 25 at Thomasville, Ga., as the sixteenth lynching of 1930.

According to our records, copy of which is enclosed, this lynching was the twenty-first of the year. Since Kirkland was lynched there have been two additional ones—Lacy Mitchell, on Sept. 27, also at Thomasville, Ga., shot to death by a masked and robed band for testifying against two white men who were charged with rape upon a colored woman; and on Oct.1, John Willie Clark...

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