This section gives information from Mr. Byrne about the death of his father, who was killed by Indians at his home in 1814; it also discusses Reuben Kemper, who had attempted to occupy Mobile in 1810 while it was still under the control of Spain.
This section gives information from Doctor Thomas G. Holmes, "about the Kemper Party in Alabama in 1810 and other things." Reuben Kemper had attempted to occupy Mobile, which was then under the control of Spain.
One statement suggests that if a Spanish ship had exploded in the Havana harbor, "the accident theory would have found more supporters in this country than as it is." Another mentions that if war is declared, many Confederate veterans (such as...
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