The deed specifically protects the gift from the control of Alpha's husband: "...the said John Thomas Neal, may have the use of the said negroe [sic] girl while he lives, as a husband to his wife and a father to his children, but that is all he...
The gift is conditional, however: "That if myself or Edwards [sic] mother my wife should in the events of life consider that either of us should stand in need of said negroes--then either of our own judgements [sic] shall rule and take the said...
This article gives the proceedings of the Confederate congress during the twenty-fifth day of its session. That day a delegation from Alabama presented a marble inkstand to the president of the congress, and J. L. M. Curry spoke about the gift's...
In the letter Howard explains that he has been encouraged to run for a seat in the legislature; he asks Hall for advice, stressing that "I have not nor will not use any means to secure the place if former friendships have to be sacrificed to attain...
The note thanks Burton for a gift of Easter lilies, sends Easter greetings, and comments on "the fearful world tragedy" of the United States' declaration of war on Germany on April 6, 1917. The letter is typewritten and signed is by Keller.
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