This section gives information from Mr. Byrne about the death of his father, who was killed by Indians at his home in 1814; it also discusses Reuben Kemper, who had attempted to occupy Mobile in 1810 while it was still under the control of Spain.
This section gives information from Doctor Thomas G. Holmes, "about the Kemper Party in Alabama in 1810 and other things." Reuben Kemper had attempted to occupy Mobile, which was then under the control of Spain.
The passage includes a letter from the Alliance to the editors of the Montgomery Advertiser, criticizing the newspaper for its apparent support of the "jute trust": "As an organization, the Alliance has entered the contest with the Jute Bagging...
In the letter Strickland discusses the attempted civil rights march from Selma, Alabama, on "Bloody Sunday" (March 7). Based on information he has received, he reports that "the Negroes did not expect to march and did not want to march from Selma...
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