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James Earl Ray Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2090
Abstract

James Earl Ray wrote this letter to his wife, Anna (Sandhu) Ray, from Brushy Mountain State Prison on November 15, 1978. In it, he advises Anna on her attempts to get sympathetic articles published in Redbook and an unspecified German magazine and mentions his desire for a new trial.

Dates: 1978 November 15

James Earl Ray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3147
Abstract

This collection houses letters, newspaper clippings, official papers, and other items documenting James Earl Ray's life between the Martin Luther King assassination in 1968 and Ray's death in 1998. They concern his attempts to prove his innocence and his life in prison.

Dates: 1968-1998

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