The Clay Club was formed by the Whig citizens of Dallas County. In the letter Dellet writes that he will be unable to attend the club's upcoming dinner in Selma. He then gives a dismal summary of the nation's political and economic condition, which...
The committee was composed of seven men: Henry Semple, William Lowndes Yancey, S. Heydenfeldt, John A. Campbell, N. Harris, John A. Elmore, and Thomas S. Mays. In the letter they discuss the recent nomination of Lewis Cass as the Democratic...
"Felled by the hand of a dastardly assassin, our beloved President has passed into the Great Beyond, and our Nation in in gloom...As a token of the respect in which we held him, and as a tribute to his memory, I would request that all flags in our...
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