Letter from Francis Biddle to Henry Stimson discussing the possibility of evacuation. Biddle states that the Department of Justice has no authority to evacuate American citizens and legal problems could arise if the army chooses to evacuate. He urges Stimson to consider his suggestions before he makes a decision, Feb. 12, 1942.
Courtesy of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, University of Washington Libraries microfilm A7378, Reel 5, Box 6, Frames 421-422, Items 5752-5753
Densho ID: ddr-densho-67-99
© Densho 2018. This primary source is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. More information »