In the letter Clay discusses a recent meeting with thirteen Creek chiefs, including Hopothlo Yoholo: "I had several talks with them, and amongst other things, learn from them that a large number of the upper towns are anxious to emigrate, and that...
In the letter Clay discusses the progress of the Creek War in Alabama, describing campaigns, troop movements, and expenses. He mentions recent discussions with Opothleyaholo ("Hopothle Yoholo"), a friendly Creek chief, regarding the cause of the...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses nearby fighting and preparations being made in his own camp ("we are cleaning up the encamp as if we expected to remain here for a...
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