During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he explains that his health has improved and that he will soon be leaving to rejoin his company. He mentions clothing that was distributed to...
"Staple Off $2.50 a Bale and Wheat Declines 12 Cents." This article reports stock market conditions on "Black Thursday," when "Stocks were again dumped on the market in terrific volume...and wall Street trading facilities were completely swamped."...
This issue mentions an increase in state bank deposits (a result of individuals' careful saving during difficult financial times); the city's telephone system, which is now at capacity with a waiting list of over 1,000 new customers; the raid of...
In the letter "Doe" urges the governor not to commute the sentence of Jimmy Wilson: "For the life of me I cannot see why any red blooded southern white man could interfere with the verdict of 12 just and upright men who placed the death penalty on...
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