Report issued by the Committee of Claims of the United States House of Representatives, in response to a request made by the Alabama legislature after the recent Creek War: "...many of the citizens of Alabama...have been subjected to great...
Davis had been arrested for drunkenness and disorderly conduct by a Colonel Taylor. Semple argues that Davis should not be charged with more than intoxication while on duty, because he was provoked by Taylor: "the aggravations, of abusive language...
In the first letter, written May 9, 1917, Thompson asks if an employee on her farm may be excused from the draft: "It is almost impossible to get labor and this boy is my mainstay in my 'cropping plans'...I do not know that my request is a just...
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