In the letter Cash describes a potential duel between James D. Westcott and Thomas Baltzell. Accompanying the letter is a document (both original and transcript) establishing rules for the duel, as well as date and place.
Statement submitted to the United States House of Representatives, detailing the sale of public lands in the Alabama Territory between 1809 and 1818. The accompanying chart gives an annual report for each land office in the territory (Huntsville,...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. The note is written on the back of an envelope, but the...
In this letter to the commissioner of the Bureau of Fisheries of the Department of the Interior, a disgruntled Alaskan complains about the behavior of the congressmen who recently visited the territory. Frank W. Boykin is mentioned specifically....
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