In the letter Caller explains his plan to lead the militia in an attack against the Creek Indians, and he asks Claiborne to provide any assistance he can: "...we have deem'd it prudent and advisable to call out the militia and attack the party on...
Manac, also known as Totkes Hajou and Sam Moniac, was of Creek Indian and European descent; he was a relative of Alexander McGillivray. In the deposition he discusses a council meeting at Tuckabatchee, were Tecumseh delivered a speech to rally the...
In the letter Booth asks Dellet to represent him in a case involving a runaway slave: "The negro Sam was apprehended by some man in your county & by him committed to jail. He remained some five or ten days (the coldest we had last winter) & when...
This event honoring Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn featured an enormous buffet of wild game from across the country, followed by a nine-course meal. The affair, entirely paid for by Boykin, cost about $20,000 in 1949.
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