The letter gives the Indians' response to the proclamation Clay issued to the Creek chiefs. They express disappointment at the behavior of the warring Indians but then describe their own amiable relations with white settlers, mentioning, however,...
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 discusses upcoming troop movements, including...
This article gives details about the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys" and their alleged assault of Ruby Bates and Victoria Price ("one of the most horrible ever perpetrated in the United States"). Three National Guard companies were called up to...
These documents belonged to Wallace's attorney, J. Kirkman Jackson, who defended him when U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought an injunction enjoining Wallace from preventing the enrollment of Vivian Malone and David McGlathery at the...
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