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Some of the private letters that Sam Sheppard wrote from jail to Marilyn's aunt, uncle, and "Grand-dad" are published here. Included is one that was written on the back of homework papers from his son Chip, because of the lack of paper available in jail.
Mary Brown, Mr. Guilford (Bud) Brown, Samuel Reese (Chip) Sheppard, Marilyn Sheppard, Judge Edward Blythin, Harry Blake, Stephen A. Sheppard, Carol Joan Reese, Alan Davis, Ethel Sheppard
Cleveland News, "54/11/04 Letters Written in Jail Bare Sheppard Feelings" (1954). All Articles. 365.