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 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 letter the Cherokee leaders express their concerns over relations with the United States: "You are aware of the distressing situation in which our country stands. We are the earlier possessors of the soil which we still retain but where...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses conditions in camp; recent changes in command; concerns about Union efforts in Mississippi and Mobile; the health of...
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