Letter from MLK to Mrs. Watkins

Abstract

Dr. King writes to Mrs. Watkins regarding her son's current legal situation.

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Letter from MLK to Mrs. Watkins
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Dear Mrs. Watkins, Your son has written to me and asked me to write to you. I am sorry to hear that such unfortunate circumstances have befallen your son. [Crossed Out: You have my deepest concern and sympathy.] [Crossed Out: But] It is my belief that your son will ultimately receive justice in the courts since he has the right to appeal his case as long as he believes he isn't receiving a [Crossed Out: fair] just verdict. [Crossed Out: You have my deepest concern and sympathy and and [sic]] [Crossed Out: May I share express my concern You have my deepest] I share my deepest concern with you and [Inserted Above Text: believe] that your son [Crossed Out: may] [Inserted Above Text: will ultimately] receive a fair administration of justice. M[artin] L[uther] K[ing]
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