Following Beatrice Carmichael's death, her attorney, Arthur Manning, found several documents among her papers that he thought might have relevance to Doris Hammack and/or the Izard investigation.

As Ms. Carmichael had authorized him to dispose of her property as he saw fit, Mr. Manning turned these documents over to Detective Nelson at the YCSD.


Pawn slip – 10/4/58

Pawn Shop Receipt

This receipt was found among Beatrice Carmichael's papers and turned over to Detective Nelson by her attorney, Arthur Manning.

E-Z Cash and Loan
2419 South 15th Avenue
Detroit, Michigan

Date: October 4, 1958
Received from:

Howard Hammack
1901 Trumbull Avenue, Apt. 9A, Detroit

Merchandise description:

25 point accent diamond
25 point accent diamond
2.5 pearl grain natural round Burmese white pearl
2.1 pearl grain natural round Burmese white pearl
2.0 pearl grain natural round Burmese white pearl
2.3 pearl grain natural round Burmese white pearl

Loan amount: $ 362.00

READ TERMS BEFORE SIGNING:
E-Z Cash and Loan agrees to loan for a period of 90 days the loan amount indicated in exchange and consideration for merchandise collateral itemized in this agreement. If the merchandise is not claimed in 90 days with verified receipt and full payment of the loan made herein, E-Z Cash and Loan acquires full ownership rights in the property and may dispose of said property in any manner. The borrower has the right to pay in full the loan amount of this agreement at any time within the 90 day period from date of agreement and reclaim collateral merchandise.

I have read and understand the terms of this loan agreement and hold E-Z Cash and Loan harmless for any damages arising from this agreement after 90 days:

Signed: //Howard Hammack
Date: October 4, 1958

Bank records – 1958-60

Carmichael Bank Records

The following transactions were found in Beatrice Carmichael's checking and savings records. The bank records were turned over to the Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department along with other papers as potential evidence in the investigation into the identity of Doris Hammack and the Izard murders by her attorney, Arthur Manning.

Checking Account: Oxford Federal Bank

Payment Date Payee Amount

12/05/60

Immaculata Catholic Girls Home

$ 500

Savings Account: Oxford Savings and Loan

A passbook for Oxford Savings and Loan for an account in Ms. Carmichael's name was labeled, "Howard Payments" and contained the following entries:

1958

1959

1960

Deposit Date

Amount

Deposit Date

Amount

Deposit Date

Amount

04/17/58

$ 150

01/23/59

$ 50

01/25/60

$ 100

05/23/58

$ 100

02/27/59

$ 50

02/22/60

$ 100

06/27/58

$ 100

03/27/59

$ 150

03/21/60

$ 100

12/28/58

$ 25

04/24/59

$ 100

04/25/60

$ 100

   

05/22/59

$ 100

05/23/60

$ 100

   

06/19/59

$ 150

06/27/60

$ 100

   

07/24/59

$ 100

07/25/60

$ 100

   

08/28/59

$ 100

08/26/60

$ 376

   

09/18/59

$ 100

08/26/60

Filed
Hopewell
Road
deed

   

10/23/59

$ 150

 
   

11/20/59

$ 100

 
   

12/18/59

$ 100

 

Telegram – 8/20/60

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Western Union Telegram

RECEIVED AT 26 JEFFERSON AVE, OXFORD, MISS

A44 UN 23 NL

DETROIT MICH AUGUST 20 1960

BEATRICE CARMICHAEL

31 CHESTNUT STR OXFORD MISS

HOWARD DEAD OF HEART ATTACK TODAY. HAVE DORIS. CAN'T KEEP HER PAST MONDAY. COME SUNDAY TRAIN.

ROBERT P. DUFFY

[Image Note: Hand-written note on bottom of telegram reads
"Always the Western U. can not even copy right."]

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