The report gives revenue and expenses for the year. One source of income listed is the "Sales of captured African Slaves (being part of the proceeds of the sale of fifteen slaves)"; this earned the state almost $3,700. Among the expenses is a $300...
The instructions give details about necessary clothing and personal articles for the students; payment methods; annual costs; and allowances for each student: "There is no occasion for much pocket-money. It is not needed for any essential purpose;...
In the letter John tells of his regiment's arrival in Germany, describing the land, climate, and people. He discusses the prevalent German attitude toward the American victors in the small towns they have visited: "As a conquering army, I think we...
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