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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 106, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

One page letter in response to an inquiry by the Senator (Byrd) of a Department of Justice car used by Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. After investigation, it was found that Rev. King did not pay for the car, nor did the Justice agent who secured it. Byrd was informed that the agent was separated from his position with the Justice Department and that the funds for the car rental were secured from his account.


  • Creation: 1964 February 3


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From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Feet



Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository