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    • Letter from John Forsyth in Mobile, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1861 February 21
    • In the letter Forsyth explains a proposal that would make Mobile the home port for a line of passenger and postal steamers from Mexico. He mentions Carlos Butterfield, who is working for the Mexican government to secure such a route. The U.S....
    • Q14867 - Q14868
    • Letter from W. M. Byrd in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862 February 6
    • In the letter Byrd discusses the possibility of establishing an armory and powder mill in Selma. He has researched the matter and presented his proposal to the Confederate government twice with no success: "The indifference of the government on the...
    • Q14916 - Q14917
    • "The Lease of State Convicts."

    • 1902 November 9
    • This article reports that state convicts will no longer be leased to coal mines in Alabama: "This determination has been brought about by the advice of Physician Inspector Bragg, who says a change in conditions is necessary to preserve the life and...
    • Q17442
    • "Rep. Boykin Suggests Vets' Housing Meeting."

    • 1945 December 28
    • This article gives Boykin's views on housing for veterans, the disposal of battleships after war, and the implementation of the approved Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway proposal. From The Mobile Register.
    • Q6495

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