Physical Details: Letter : 1 item : typescript ; 13 x 9 cm.
Sender: William Styron (1925-2006)
Recipient: Robert W. (Robert Winthrop) White (1921-2002)
Description: Styron relates his experience witnessing a hearing at the Connecticut State Prison in which a prisoner named Benjamin Reid was granted clemency. He mentions that he saw "Salome, bathed in sunlight" (presumably a sculpture by White) when he returned and muses whether she had something to do with the verdict.
Forms part of: Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk circa 1920s-2003
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: William Styron letter to Robert W. White, 1962 June 26. Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk circa 1920s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 14487