In the letter Moore discusses a conversation he had with Coffee and President Andrew Jackson the previous summer, regarding the conflict between himself and Colonel John McKinley. (McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of...
In this letter Fisher discusses his A.M. degree from Geneva College, his recent appointment to teach at a church school in Tuscaloosa, his current job of tutoring the sons of the planter C. H. Cleveland, sickness at the plantation, and worms that...
In the letter Strudwick discusses family members and acquaintances; expresses remorse for encouraging some of his relatives to move to California; and complains about the improved status of African Americans (whom he refers to collectively as...
The register pages include spaces for physical descriptions, trial details, and prison experience (not all details are given for each convict). The men listed here were sentenced for the following crimes: James Dicks, grand larceny, two years;...
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