In the message Lapsley gives the amount of pig and wrought iron that can be furnished by the Shelby Iron Company for the foundry at Selma. He mentions coal beds located on the property in Shelby County.
The order discusses the required ordnance returns to be submitted by each brigade: "The quarterly returns of arms, accoutrements and equipments in the hands of troops...have heretofore been furnished in a very few cases only by commanding officers...
During the Civil War, Chambliss served in Goldthwaite's Battery. In the letter he asks for a furlough and explains that he has "furnished an approved recruit" to serve during his absence. Following the letter are two certificates, one from a...
In the first letter Dr. Cloud reprimands Whitfield because Tuscaloosa County has not provided enough schools for its African American children: "...you have reported 44 white schools, and only 2 colored, which is not in accordance with the school...
This article discusses the decision of the United States Supreme Court in the case of Plessy versus Ferguson, which upheld a Louisiana law that required separate railroad cars for white and African American passengers; the court considered this...
In the first letter, written August 17, 1957, Stewart praises Folsom for his recent action against Ku Klux Klan demonstrations in the state: "I truly believe that thousands of decent voters in this state have been hoping such action would be taken...
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