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Agnes McCabe letter

Identifier: SC-84-MS

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Manuscript letter addressed to Mr. Taylor [possibly Robert M. Taylor, New Orleans delinquent tax collector], a friend of Eddie McCabe. She is asking for help in finding employment. She also alludes to the circumstances of Eddie's death, and complains about the character of Billy Strude [possibly Billy Struve, former editor of the Storyville Blue Book and a close associate of Thomas C. Anderson], suggesting a connection between him and Eddie's death. Source unknown.


  • Creation: 1929


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Biographical / Historical

Sister of Edward D. McCabe (New Orleans sportsman, politician, and State Racing Commissioner) and Joseph McCabe (New Orleans Police Department captain).


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