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  • Description: legislature
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    • Transcript of a letter from Alexander McGillivray to a British official.

    • 1783-04-10
    • In the letter McGillivray describes a recent meeting of the Creek Indian chiefs and the efforts of the Georgia legislature to take control of Creek lands. He calls on their British allies for support against the Americans: "Georgia and Carolina in...
    • 2009-06-25
    • Transcript of a letter from Alexander McGillivray to John Leslie.

    • 1784-09-20
    • In the letter McGillivray discusses improved relations with the Spanish government; an address he sent to the Georgia legislature, to which he and the Creek Indians are awaiting a reply; and business opportunities in St. Augustine, Pensacola, New...
    • 2009-06-25
    • Alabama Constitution of 1819.

    • 1819-08-02
    • The constitution includes articles on the following subjects: preamble; declaration of rights; distribution of powers; legislative department; executive department; militia; judicial department; education; impeachment; taxation; and slavery. The...
    • 2011-10-11
    • "Losses--Late War with Creek Indians, Alabama."

    • 1838
    • Report issued by the Committee of Claims of the United States House of Representatives, in response to a request made by the Alabama legislature after the recent Creek War: "...many of the citizens of Alabama...have been subjected to great...
    • 2010-07-15
    • "Present Position of Alabama."

    • 1849-04-06
    • Letter from Daniel Pratt in Prattville, Alabama, in which he discusses the need for stable banks and financial incentives to draw manufacturers and capitalists to the state. He points out that much of Alabama's potential business is lost to other...
    • 2009-09-18
    • Alabama Constitution of 1861.

    • 1861-01-07
    • Also known as the "Secession Constitution." The preamble states that "We, the people of the State of Alabama, having separated ourselves from the government known as the United States of America..." The constitution includes the following articles:...
    • 2011-10-07
    • "Commission from the State of Alabama."

    • 1861-01-09
    • Letter from L. W. Garrott and Robert H. Smith of Alabama, to the governor and legislature of North Carolina. Garrott and Smith explain that because of the recent election of a Republican president, the governor of Alabama has called for a...
    • 2010-01-25
    • Letter from Leonidas Howard in Mulberry, Alabama, to Bolling Hall.

    • 1863-05-04
    • 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...
    • 2011-10-20
    • Letter from Leonidas Howard in Mulberry, Alabama, to Bolling Hall.

    • 1863-06-15
    • In the letter Howard discusses his campaign for a seat in the legislature, asking Hall to promote him in a certain precinct ("I doubt not but you might secure me a vote there that would place my election beyond a dout [sic]"). He mentions the...
    • 2011-10-20
    • Alabama Constitution of 1865.

    • 1865-09-12
    • The constitution includes articles on the following subjects: declaration of rights; state boundaries and counties; distribution of powers of government; legislative department; executive department; judicial department; state and county officers;...
    • 2011-10-11
    • Alabama Constitution of 1868.

    • 1867-11-05
    • Also known as the "Radical" or "Reconstruction Constitution." The document was revised by the constitutional convention on November 5, 1867, and was ratified in 1868. The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state...
    • 2011-10-11
    • The Weekly Huntsville Advocate, Volume 40, Number 2,080.

    • 1870-10-28
    • The state and local news includes: railroads; taxation; and the 1870 election of state officers and the legislature. Much of page two is devoted to the Alabama Supreme Court ruling on two cases: State of Alabama v. William C. Estes and others on...
    • 2010-01-25
    • Alabama Constitution of 1875.

    • 1875-10-06
    • Also known as the "Bourbon," "Conservative," or "Redeemer Constitution." The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; executive department; legislative...
    • 2011-10-07

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