The Clay Club was formed by the Whig citizens of Dallas County. In the letter Dellet writes that he will be unable to attend the club's upcoming dinner in Selma. He then gives a dismal summary of the nation's political and economic condition, which...
In the letter the men discuss the murder of a freedman, who had been appointed a registrar in the county. They have been unable to find the young man who shot him, and tension is building: "The excitement occasioned by the outrage of yesterday was...
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