Letter from J. W. Lackey to Thomas W. Bickett, 19 January 1918
Campbell N C
Jan 19 1918
as I am a deputy sheriff I would like fo ryou to giv me a few points in law as to the rights I hav in searching peoples homes for deserters.
If he goes armed [illegible] must we procede to take him we hav one in my township I want to be patiotic but dont want to do any thing wrong