The material was assembled by E. F. Holman, principal of the school. In the reports the teachers describe the studies and activities their classes engaged in throughout the school year. Photographs of the students are often included.
In the letters Hamilton asks for Caller's assistance in a murder trial of "a Mrs Cabbet who is charged with poisoning of her Husband." Testimony collected early in the case "is charged as a forgery," so he asks Caller to have statements "taken...
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."...
In the letter the men explain the causes of the commission's "apparent slothfulness": their "progress has been greatly retarded by frequent recurrences of local attraction" and the trees and uneven landscape have made it "almost impossible to be...
In the letter Troup discusses the conflict between Georgia and Alabama over the boundary, including the extra commissioner Alabama appointed. He approves the report that Crawford, Blount, and Hamilton submitted; warns that they "will have to...
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