In the letter Murphy mentions that Lewis has not replied to recent correspondence regarding his appointment to the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission. Murphy sends this message by an express messenger ("It would not be proper to abandon a matter of...
This article discusses the rioting in the Etowah County jail by eight of the "Scottsboro Boys," who had been convicted and given the death penalty: "When finally quieted and asked what was the matter, one of the negroes replied, 'We just don't like...
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