Prison Journal, August 29-December 18, 1885
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 numbers below.

The following pages have been scanned and enlarged for easier reading from the originals held by the Special Collections Department.

Introductory Page
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Page 17 (missing page)
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