Earles pleads not guilty to the charge of treason against the state of Alabama; he was indicted because of his close association with the Creek Indians in the eastern part of the state. Six witnesses provide statements about his acquaintance with...
In the letter Clay asks Poinsett to override a recent military order regarding "retailers of spirituous liquors." Clay does not explain what the order was, but it is likely that it restricted the sale of alcoholic beverages even among the white...
In the letter Poinsett maintains the importance of Indian removal in Alabama, and he assures Clay that the War Department "will leave no necessary means untried, to effect so important an object." In the meantime, "the inhabitants of that section...
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