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With Edwards in the Governor"s mansion

Forest C. Hammond-Martin

With Edwards in the Governor"s mansion

from Angola to free man

by Forest C. Hammond-Martin

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Published by Pelican Pub. Co. in Gretna, La .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration of Criminal justice,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Convict labor,
  • Governors,
  • Ex-convicts,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Political corruption,
  • African American prisoners,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Forest C. Hammond-Martin, Sr. ; edited by Tom Aswell
    ContributionsAswell, Tom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9468.H225 A3 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25246878M
    ISBN 109781455616251, 9781455616268
    LC Control Number2012006975

      A new, $ million mansion was built, but the following governor, Jerry Brown, refused to move in, calling it the "Taj Mahal." Since then, governors have lived in . We apologize for the inconvenience, and we look forward to your visit when the Mansion reopens. All tours must be booked through the Governor’s Mansion tour reservation website. Individuals and groups of nine or fewer people must book tours at least 48 hours in advance. Groups greater than 10 people must book tours at least one week in advance.


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