Statement submitted to the United States House of Representatives, detailing the sale of public lands in the Alabama Territory between 1809 and 1818. The accompanying chart gives an annual report for each land office in the territory (Huntsville,...
Report submitted to the United States House of Representatives by Dixon Hall Lewis of the Committee on Indian Affairs. The committee requests "relief for certain Creek Indians of mixed blood, within the State of Alabama; and also the petitions of...
The excerpts, from 1851 and 1853, include lists of slaves preached to; lists of "promiscuous places preached at" (Shores uses "promiscuous" to mean "irregular"; that is, locations not on his regular circuit); and annual summaries of his work. When...
The list gives the men's names, ranks, regiments, dates of death, and (occasionally) illnesses. Listed at the end of the death register are the total numbers of patients and deaths at each of the three hospitals.
From June 1862 to November 1863, Bolling Hall, Jr., was lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he describes his own somber feelings about the war: "I believe the anticipation of the time when peace again shall...
The report lists the date, recipient, county, and amount of each payment. Vouchers for the money were given to probate judges, who distributed funds to individual families in their counties; the state paid a total of $856,835.50.
"Total Loss of Life Is at Least 1,214 and It May Exceed 1300 When Figures Are Final." This article discusses the expected number of dead passengers from the Lusitania, and it lists recently reported survivors.
This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...
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