In the letter Curry discusses a recent drought and the effects it will have on the Confederate cause: "If the drouth continues, and I fear it will, it will be the greatest of calamities to the Confederacy--with good seasons provisions would be made...
A letter from Harry Emerson Fosdick, pastor of the historic, inter-denominational Riverside Church, to Governor Miller. In the letter, Fosdick expresses concern about Scottsboro and sympathies for the interference of self-interested communist...
In the first letter, written August 13, 1934, Judge Speake describes the strike at a local company, where "strikers are walking around, armed with shot-guns, pistols and rifles." He asks the governor to send the militia to help local authorities...
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