In the first letter, written from the Exchange Hotel on January 10, 1861, Mitchell describes the tension and excitement in the city as they wait for the official declaration of Alabama's secession: "There seems to be no doubt, you may tell your...
The speech is written on stationery from the La Salle Hotel in Chicago. The sheets are undated, but the subject matter and the stationery suggest that this may be a speech that Wallace presented to the Democratic Party Platform Committee, prior to...
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