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  • Description: claim
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    • Letters from John H. Lewis to John Coffee.

    • 1830, 1831
    • In the first letter, written July 11, 1830, Lewis discusses the conflict between Governor Gabriel Moore and Colonel John McKinley. McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of U.S. marshal, and Lewis predicts that "this...
    • Q21655 - Q21659
    • "Losses--Late War with Creek Indians, Alabama."

    • 1838
    • Report issued by the Committee of Claims of the United States House of Representatives, in response to a request made by the Alabama legislature after the recent Creek War: "...many of the citizens of Alabama...have been subjected to great...
    • Q24119 - Q24121
    • "Slavery Extension."

    • 1856 June 24
    • Editorial from the Montgomery Advertiser and State Gazette. The piece credits the rise of abolitionism with the South's recent efforts to formally defend slavery ("'to vindicate the truth of history'"). It then discusses the Democratic platform and...
    • Q62220
    • "Commission from the State of Alabama."

    • 1861 January 9
    • Letter from L. W. Garrott and Robert H. Smith of Alabama, to the governor and legislature of North Carolina. Garrott and Smith explain that because of the recent election of a Republican president, the governor of Alabama has called for a...
    • Q17488
    • H.R. 3352.

    • 1947 May 6
    • This bill by Boykin deals with the settlement of a claim by Emeline Lartigue, a citizen of Mobile, against the United States government. Lartigue's car was hit by an Army vehicle.
    • Q6439 - Q6441
    • H.R. 4644.

    • 1947 December 4
    • This bill by Boykin deals with the settlement of a claim by E. Brevard Walker, owner of a lumber business in Mobile, against the United States. Walker filed because he did not receive full payment for a shipment of pine ordered by a government...
    • Q6445 - Q6447
    • "Selma's 'bloody Sunday' recalled after 10 years."

    • 1975 March 2
    • This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens claim "hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...
    • Q34218 - Q34219

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