In the letter Moore discusses public sentiment over states' rights violations by the United States Congress: "I trust that public meetings throughout the state, will be held, for the purpose of enlightening the masses, and causing them to...
The excerpts, from 1851 and 1853, include lists of slaves preached to; lists of "promiscuous places preached at" (Shores uses "promiscuous" to mean "irregular"; that is, locations not on his regular circuit); and annual summaries of his work. When...
In the letter Philips gives his opinions about the cause and course of the Civil War. He feels that the North and South have so many common interests that peace can be maintained through an alliance or treaty between the two sections: "...while a...
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