The commissioners discuss the towns through which they traveled; the points marked on the proposed boundary line; and the landscape in northeastern Alabama and northwestern Georgia. They also refer to the conflict between themselves and the...
Schermerhorn writes on behalf of the United States commissioners who are negotiating the cession of Cherokee land east of the Mississippi River. In the letter he informs the council that the Cherokee government, adopted in 1827, is not recognized...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses his unsuccessful attempt to get out of the service because of a medical condition. He then explains that he wants his father to consult a lawyer and...
The song was composed "Expressly for the Hearst San Francisco Relief Fund" after the earthquake and resulting fire that occurred in the city in April 1906. Ella Wheeler Wilcox wrote the lyrics and Francesco Fanciulli wrote the music.
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