In the letter Hanes discusses petitions circulating in Washington County, regarding the proposed boundaries. Apparently, there are two petitions: one "for a devision of this county a cross the river" and another "for the devision by the river."...
The Commissioners of Claims, also known as the Southern Claims Commission, was created to address claims for personal property loss made by citizens in Southern states after the Civil War. This option was only available to those who had remained...
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