In preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, the committee hired Flanagan to clean and make repairs to the state house in Cahaba; the supplies used to do the work (such as paint, brushes, turpentine, and putty) are also listed. A note...
In preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, the committee purchased several types of alcoholic beverages (including brandy, wine, and "Jamaica Spirrits"), cigars, and oranges. A note on the back confirms that payment was received.
In preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, the committee purchased a thousand copies of various handbills and several packages of dining cards. A note on the back confirms that payment was received.
Both men served on the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission; Lewis represented Alabama, and Blount represented Georgia. In the letter Blount reports that the commissioners have "clos'd the boundary line." He describes specific points along the line,...
In the letter Lapsley discusses the availability of iron for work on the Alabama and Mississippi Rivers Railroad ("I apprehend some difficulty now in procuring iron to complete the road"), and he mentions specimens of iron that are being sent to...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he mentions correspondence he has received from relatives and discusses the recent death of an aunt, "leaving an infant a week old without a...
The article describes the establishment of Camp Clark in Mobile, Alabama, in preparation for the Spanish-American War. It discusses the site for the camp; the arrival of soldiers; and supply contracts awarded to local businesses.
This article discusses activities and news in two military camps in Mobile, Alabama, in preparation for the Spanish-American War; the second camp, named after Governor Joseph F. Johnston, has only recently been established. It also mentions efforts...
In the letter the men write on behalf of their congregation, asking Wallace to deal peacefully with the school integration issues that will arise during his term of office: "We strongly urge you to dismiss any ideas concerning the closing of any...
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