The act prevents British colonists from settling on Indian lands, "Whereas it is Essential to the Interest of Great Britain in general & for the Security of this Frontier Colony in particular that Good faith and Correspondence be maintained with...
In this account Margaret Ervin Austill discusses her family's move from Georgia to Alabama; life on the frontier; and relations with the Indians. In particular she describes local reaction to the fall of Fort Mims in 1813: "Every heart became...
In the letter Claiborne discusses recent attacks by Indians on white inhabitants in the territory: "The conduct of your Creek neighbours for some time past has been observed, and merit, in my opinion, exemplary punishment, and had I the power, they...
In the letter, written shortly after the assassination of John Kennedy, Sheldon accuses Lee Harvey Oswald of Communist activities and ultimately blames the president's death on Communism: "I feel that now is the time to organize our forces. About...
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