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 Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses the death of his slave, Peter, who accompanied him in the war: "He died on the 7th inst after...
In the report the principal explains the activities and success of the school, mentioning specific programs, events, and statistics. He also discusses the purpose for the institution and stresses the need for similar educational opportunities for...
In the letter Bankhead admonishes his daughter for not keeping in touch: "I don't wish to seem harsh, but there is absolutely no excuse on earth for you treating me with the indifference and neglect you have, and I am deeply hurt and want you to...
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