A note on the back explains the charge to the accused, Mathew Duncan: "This is an action brought by Thomas Cargill against you to recover five hundred Dollars for breaking & entering with force & arms the premises of him the said Thomas & taking &...
In the letter Hughes describes the recent arrest of Semmes, which he considers to be a violation of the parole that was granted him on April 26,1865. According to the parole, Semmes was "permitted to return to his home, not to be disturbed by the...
Flyer for a prohibition meeting organized by African American ministers in Birmingham, Alabama. The meeting was held "to protest against colored women visiting barrooms and barroom premises. Also against children visiting such places, for whisky...
For each case, Livings gives the name of the offender and the judge who issued the search warrant; describes the investigation of the premises; and tells whether or not any alcohol was found. When liquor was confiscated, he gives the amount and...
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