In the letter Watkins alludes to local political tension ("difficulty between Major Baker, & Mr Austill"). He does not give details about the matter, but he thanks Smith, Semple, and Clanton for their efforts "to have this affair adjusted." He...
Leaflet issued by the Statewide Campaign Committee for the Abolishment of the Convict Contract System, explaining why the campaign has failed thus far: "No successful effort was made to develop a comprehensive system of employing convicts then...
In the message Wallace maintains that the president's dispatch of federal troops to Birmingham, Alabama, was unconstitutional. He insists that local government officials and state troops "are able and have not failed or refused to suppress domestic...
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