In the letter Flournoy says that he is no longer interested in maintaining a plantation, and he asks Hall to purchase some of his slaves: "Lawyers, doctors, & merchants should have nothing to do with plantations & negroes--Overseers are...
The transaction seems to be between Thomas Dugan and Joseph Rivers. In the first letter Dugan writes James W. Goodman of Claiborne, Alabama, asking him to sue Rivers and recover one of the slaves. The statement is signed by all men involved in the...
Judge Callahan oversaw the trials of the "Scottsboro Boys" after Judge James E. Horton was removed from the case. In the letter Callahan explains that troops will not be needed to protect the prisoners and maintain order in the town: "I do not...
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