The Clay Club was formed by the Whig citizens of Dallas County. In the letter Dellet writes that he will be unable to attend the club's upcoming dinner in Selma. He then gives a dismal summary of the nation's political and economic condition, which...
In the letter Meeks begins by discussing the proposed appointment of Mr. Jones as superintendent in a Methodist congregation in the state. He then asks for Hall's advice in political matters, especially related to the presidential election of 1848:...
In the letter Smealey mentions the possibility of making the Mercury, a newspaper in Autauga County, a Democratic organ: "It is a fixed fact that the paper has to change in some way. If the Democrats do not control it the Whigs will." He also...
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