Letter from L. W. Garrott and Robert H. Smith of Alabama, to the governor and legislature of North Carolina. Garrott and Smith explain that because of the recent election of a Republican president, the governor of Alabama has called for a...
During the Civil War, Williams served as the chaplain for the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letters, he offers condolences after Hall's son Tom died from wounds sustained at the Battle of Chickamauga. Williams was with Tom just before he...
From the introduction by T. Thomas Fortune: "Mr. Washington still lives; and to-day the South possesses no voice stronger than his,--that is teaching Christian love and sympathy and national unity with like power and success...one of the strongest...
In the first letter, written January 26, 1959, Kennedy refers to Patterson's recent inauguration speech: "I enjoyed having an opportunity to read it and feel that it enabled me to get to know you a little better." He compliments several of...
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