Brief notice about western settlement: "The tide of emigration to California knows no abatement. Ship load after ship load leaves our shores. We rejoice to know that citizens of good character constitute so large a portion of the emigrants."
In the letter Browne describes the difficulties of the coal trade in Alabama, such as rising costs, diminishing supplies, and transportation difficulties. He also discusses the coal that he can supply to the Confederate government, and he asks...
In the letter Erwin, a purchasing agent for the Confederacy, explains the difficulties he has encountered while trying to take a load of bacon to Confederate soldiers in Alabama. He also discusses several men who might be available to work at the...
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