Letter from Daniel Pratt in Prattville, Alabama, in which he discusses the need for stable banks and financial incentives to draw manufacturers and capitalists to the state. He points out that much of Alabama's potential business is lost to other...
Article from The Weekly Herald about the lynching of George Meadows at Pratt Mines in Jefferson County, Alabama. Meadows, an African American, was accused of assaulting a white woman and killing her young son.
The register pages include spaces for physical descriptions, trial details, and prison experience (not all details are given for each convict). The men listed here were sentenced for the following crimes: James Dicks, grand larceny, two years;...
This passage includes an excerpt of a letter from Daniel Pratt to Dixon Hall Lewis, written September 21, 1847. In the correspondence Pratt, an industrialist in Autauga County, Alabama, says that he considers himself "a permanent Citizen of this...
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