Prison Journal, August 29-December 18,
Detroit House of Correction, Detroit, Michigan
On August 29, 1885 at 6:00 a.m., David K. Udall left Prescott, Arizona
to begin his 3 year sentence at the Detroit House of Correction, Detroit,
Michigan. This sentence was cut short to only 5 months when in the
early morning of December 17, David K's. appeal for a pardon was granted
in full and complete by President Grover Cleveland. On December 18,
he left Detroit and arrived home on December 23, 1885 at 4:30 p.m..
During his stay at the Detroit corrections facility, David K. kept journal
entries on the envelopes used by those who sent him letters while he was
in prison. Copies of these envelopes can be seen by clicking on the page
The following pages have been scanned and enlarged for easier reading
from the originals held by the Special Collections Department.
Page 17 (missing page)
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