The act attempts to protect the "Infant Colony" from disorder and idleness: "Whereas Drunkness and Debauchery in every Community tend very much to inervate [sic] the Constitutions of such unhappy persons as are addicted to those Vices, and when...
Jeffries was president of the Alabama Woman's Christian Temperance Union. In the letter she mentions that the W.C.T.U. has been an opponent of convict leasing since Julia Tutwiler "brought the abuses of the system to the attention of our...
A letter from "a native born New Yorker" to Governor Miller. Frank A. Clunan writes of the "manic Reds" in New York City, who ask people to sign protest telegrams but only do so to stir up trouble. Clunan believes that the Southern states should...
In the letter Vincent discusses air raid warning signals and blackout drills ("prisoner of war camps are not allowed to participate in practice blackouts"), and he briefly describes the camp's plan for dealing with escaped prisoners. Because of...
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