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 letters Gibbons discusses a public sale of property belonging to the proprietors of Goodman, Miller & Co. The property is being sold to pay off debts, and there is disputing among the interested parties, particularly over several slaves.
In the letter Harrison gives details about the impressment of slaves belonging to Mrs. M. A. Tarrant. Colonel Brooks had issued a complaint on her behalf against Harrison and John Mosely, who are responsible for collecting the slaves requested by...
In the letter Parrish explains that he has recently sent money "belonging to my Deceased brother who died in this Hospital"; he asks Hall to give the money to his brother's widow. A transcript is included.
In the report the principal explains the activities and success of the school, mentioning specific programs, events, and statistics. He also discusses the purpose for the institution and stresses the need for similar educational opportunities for...
In the letter the congressmen express support for the governor during his attempt to prevent the integration of the University of Mississippi. They particularly commend his stand against federal intervention in the matter: "We are inspired by your...
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