The receipt lists the specific pieces of land he owns; the number of slaves and livestock; valuable possessions (a carriage and gold watch); and money he has loaned to others. It also mentions that he is acting as guardian of Milly Hall. On the...
In the letter the union representatives ask the congressman not to support the proposed prohibition amendment to the United States constitution: "We urge you to use your influence individually and collectively to prevent the ratification; to...
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