In the letter Witherington discusses the upcoming trial of one of his slaves. He feels the matter has not been handled fairly, and he asks Dellet for help: "Sir if there is not a stop put to it by some person which has more knowledge about things...
In the letter Mrs. Vaughan explains that her husband, Vernon Henry Vaughan, has been arrested for being a "defiant Republican." The Ku Klux Klan has threatened their entire family, and they are no longer safe in the city: "They put him in jail...
In the first letter, written September 6, 1944, Craft complains about African American passengers on city buses in Mobile: "A condition has been in effect here in Mobile since the War began...of some of the drivers of the City Lines allowing the...
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