In the letter McRae discusses public opinion after the surrender of Vicksburg: "The news that we have received by the way of New York is of much later date and is of such a character as that to cause many Confederates on this side of the water to...
Also known as the "Bourbon," "Conservative," or "Redeemer Constitution." The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; executive department; legislative...
The advertisement promotes the "Official Route to the National Baptist Convention" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "This has been selected as the Route for the Ministers of Montgomery, South East and West Alabama," and a round trip ticket from...
In the first letter, written April 3, Martin explains that he is about 90 years old and in need of help; other people have suggested that he ask the governor for assistance. In the second letter, written April 4, Covington says that the state does...
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