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...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In this letter he discusses the evacuation of Chattanooga ("It is an empty, dismal place but the river banks are still lived by our batterries...
In the first letter, written January 10, 1916, Statham gives support for the British blockade in Europe, which allowed the United States to trade only with Allied powers: "But you know if it was not for the Great English Navy our farmers would not...
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