In the first letter, dated Governor George M. Troup of Georgia addresses concerns (probably raised by John Murphy, governor of Alabama) about the locations of Indian towns that will be used as references when determining the boundary between the...
In the letter Walker argues that the removal of the Creek Indians has been delayed by the chief Hopoethleyahola (Opothleyaholo) and not by the merchants who have been contracted to provide them with supplies for their journey: "we have agents...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he describes the Union bombardment of Fort McRee...
In the letter Howard discusses his campaign for a seat in the legislature, asking Hall to promote him in a certain precinct ("I doubt not but you might secure me a vote there that would place my election beyond a dout [sic]"). He mentions the...
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