In the letter Toulmin discusses petitions he, Caller, and others are gathering, probably advocating the division of the Mississippi Territory before statehood: "I pray you to hunt up what you can and send them by a messenger...Why do we slumber? If...
In the letter Toulmin briefly mentions plans to establish a salt works nearby, and then he criticizes Caller's recent efforts to prevent the division of the Mississippi Territory before statehood: "That the whole Mississippi Territory never will be...
In the first letter, written to Parker, Parkin discusses the growth of the Alabama Territory and its pending statehood: "We are so completely at the jumping off place of this world that we have nothing passing here that can interest any one at a...
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