In the letter Ellis discusses the case of Adam Lowry, who was tried and convicted twice, first for stealing a hog and then for stealing a horse. After the second offense Lowry's right hand was branded with the letter "T" and he was put in jail. The...
In the letter Forney discusses the appropriation of railroad cars and iron tracks from Avery's railroad, by the Confederate army; the rolling stock will be used by two other lines in the state, and iron will "fill the requisition of the Engineer...
In the letter Murphy argues against the platform recently developed by the Alabama Democratic State Convention. The meeting was held only to choose delegates for the proposed constitutional convention; by adopting this platform and insisting that...
This article discusses the notices issued by the German embassy before the Lusitania set sail, which informed passengers that they would be traveling in a war zone on a ship that might be subject to attack. The article argues that such warnings do...
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