In the letter Gaines expresses concerns he and Colonel William Barnett have setting the boundary lines between the United States and Indian land, as outlined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson: "Colonel Barnett and myself had set out with a view to...
In the letter Terrell withdraws his name from consideration for appointment at a new land office in Alabama, and he describes his disappointment with President Van Buren's policy toward banks and public money: "Well sir, the president recommended...
In the advertisement Summerhill describes the slave's physical appearance and disposition; he suspects that the young man is nearby: "I am clearly of the opinion that Charles is in the midst of our neighbors."
This article describes the response of United States citizens and government officials to the news about the Lusitania: "The most significant feature of the situation created in America by the sinking of the Lusitania, as viewed by official...
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