In the first two letters (written March 17 and May 25, 1791), Knox discusses gathering troops "for the purpose of marking the line next October mentioned in the treaty of the Creeks" (referring to the new boundary lines agreed upon in the Treaty of...
Judge Callahan oversaw the trials of the "Scottsboro Boys" after Judge James E. Horton was removed from the case. In the letter Callahan explains that troops will not be needed to protect the prisoners and maintain order in the town: "I do not...
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