Craig was a captain of a Tennessee volunteer company, Jackson's Army, in the War of 1812, and he later served at Fort Claiborne, Alabama in the Creek and Seminole Wars. The scrapbook contains letters, inventories, military orders, accounts, muster...
Acting on the order of General Andrew Jackson, Haynes informs Craig that he must defend Fort Claiborne "to the last possible extremity": "Our contery [sic] is at warr [sic] and that state brings with it peculiar and most sacred duties - the honour...
In the letter Craig discusses a dispute over a "negro girl claimed" by one man but in the possession of another. He asks Pettus to give his input, and he encloses a copy of a letter written by one of the men involved in the disagreement.
Haney warns against candidates who claim to be Republicans but work against the party once elected. He focuses on Judge George H. Craig in particular, accusing him of abandoning Republican principles and favoring white constituents over African...
In the letter Patterson acknowledges receipt of money Craig sent, and he explains that he has mailed literature and a "Remember Little Rock" rubber stamp to two of Craig's acquaintances. A sample of the stamp is shown on the page.
In the first letter, dated April 5, 1965, Craig writes Governor George Wallace to ask for photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March and for information about the Alabama Legislative Commission to Preserve the Peace. He mentions that he is...
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