Espionage Act
[Text] Book Banning & the Espionage Act During World War I

Department of Justice.
Office of United States Attorney,
Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta.

March 15, 1918.

The Attorney General,

Washington, D.C.


I am in receipt of your telegram of March 14th relative to book called “The Finished Mystery.” The Bureau of Investigation has been requested to interview every book dealer and news-stand in Atlanta and find out if any copies of this book are in the city. Should any be found, warning will be given as advised by you.

Hooper Alexander
United States Attorney.



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