Manrique served as the governor of Spanish West Florida from 1813 to 1815. In the letter he responds to the Indian's recent request for provisions, which he submitted to a military commander in Cuba; Manrique assures him that that the goods will be...
In the letter Clay appeals to patriotism by stressing Alabama's involvement in the current Indian conflict, but he points out that service will probably not be required after the Creek War ends: "Regarding our locality and the numerous Indian...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses mutual acquaintances he has seen...
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