Porter served in the Alabama House of Representatives from 1832 to 1834 and from 1837 to 1839. In the letter he describes events during the current session of congress, including the establishment of a bank in north Alabama; the repeal of a law...
"Felled by the hand of a dastardly assassin, our beloved President has passed into the Great Beyond, and our Nation in in gloom...As a token of the respect in which we held him, and as a tribute to his memory, I would request that all flags in our...
"One day each year all America pays tribute to its home makers--you wonderful mothers. But every day is Mothers' Day at the I.G.A., where pure foods, low prices and every modern shopping convenience give you more time for yourself, more money for...
Robert Sikes submitted the statement in this issue of the Congressional Record as a tribute to both Frank Boykin and Ed Ball. It includes a letter and an article from Boykin, which praise Ball for his philanthropic work.
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