In the letter Johnstone describes the citizens' negative reaction to the Stamp Act and their subsequent hostility toward him. He writes to defend himself against allegations of misconduct from several of his colleagues: "It may perhaps be alleged,...
The letter informs Dellet that shoes he ordered for his slaves have been shipped. The bill for the purchase is written at the top of the letter; the price reflects "the particulars of our cotton market."
The letter informs Dellet that the goods he recently ordered have been shipped. The bill for the purchase is written at the top of the letter. Included are pages from Merchants and Planters Prices Current, which gives details of the cotton market:...
At the start of the Civil War, Dent was a 1st lieutenant of the Eufaula Rifles, which became Company B of the 1st Alabama Infantry; he was eventually promoted to captain and commanded Dent's Battery (formerly Robertson's Battery). In the letter he...
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