In the message Jewett asks Pollard to inform Henry Semple that "his infant is very sick with cholera infantum." A note written on the back in pencil reads "Emily V. Semples [sic] little baby, Margaret Harris who died."
In the letter Coffee, who is Surveyor General of the northern section of the Mississippi Territory, carefully describes his proposed boundary lines between the United States and the Indian lands; he subtly reproves his fellow commissioners, who...
In the letter Moore discusses a conversation he had with Coffee and President Andrew Jackson the previous summer, regarding the conflict between himself and Colonel John McKinley. (McKinley allegedly did not support Moore's nephew for the post of...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses the reenlistment of soldiers in his company: "I am happy to inform you that 31 of the 40 of my men in camp have...
The first two letters, written January 20 and 22, 1934, are from American Humane Association representatives Richard C. Craven and N. J. Walker. They inform Governor Benjamin Miller of dog fights to be held in Tuscaloosa by the American Pit Bull...
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