In the letter Nininger explains that president has ordered that Semmes not be allowed "to hold or exercise the functions of Probate Judge of Mobile County, or any other civil or political office of trust while you remain unpardoned by him." Semmes...
In the letter the men discuss the recent election of Raphael Semmes to the position of county probate judge. The U.S. authorities have prevented him from taking office, and the bar association now asks the president to allow Semmes to assume his...
In the first letter, written August 26, Semmes complains that he has not been allowed to take his position as probate judge of Mobile County: "Do I read the President's proclamation of the 20th. inst., declaring that peace prevails throughout the...
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