Hicklin purchased the slave, a thirteen-year-old young woman named Martha, for $700. The transaction was handled by Eckles and Brown at the Lee and Norton auction house, located on the west side of Court Square in downtown Montgomery, Alabama.
In the message Lapsley gives the amount of pig and wrought iron that can be furnished by the Shelby Iron Company for the foundry at Selma. He mentions coal beds located on the property in Shelby County.
Julia Lide was in the Army Nurse Corps during World War I. Included here is a biographical sketch, service record, and a transcript of a letter from Colonel David L. Stone. In the letter Colonel Stone commends Lide and the other nurses at the 3rd...
The first passage includes an excerpt from an address by Governor William Wyatt Bibb to the Alabama legislature in November 1818, in which he explains why Cahaba was chosen as the site for the state capital. The second passage includes an excerpt...
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