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 Hanes discusses petitions circulating in Washington County, regarding the proposed boundaries. Apparently, there are two petitions: one "for a devision of this county a cross the river" and another "for the devision by the river."...
This assembly of the Alabama Democrats plans to send delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore, despite the withdrawal of the state's delegation from the earlier meeting in Charleston: "There is a vacancy in the Delegation of...
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