Schermerhorn writes on behalf of the United States commissioners who are negotiating the cession of Cherokee land east of the Mississippi River. In the letter he informs the council that the Cherokee government, adopted in 1827, is not recognized...
In the letter Moore discusses recent legislation regulating the sale and exportation of salt in the state. The law was enacted to provide enough salt for Alabama citizens, but Moore directs Green to allow sales with citizens of Mississippi as well:...
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. He appears to be writing to a brother at home, though not his brother Hines, who is referred to in the letter.
In the first letter, written December 1, Turner informs Mrs. Allen that a letter she sent has been referred to the director of the Alabama Relief Administration. In the second letter, written December 18, Mrs. Allen explains that she has not heard...
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