In the message Murrell suggests that he be called to Richmond to discuss some unexplained business matter. Murrell was a partner in a cotton brokerage firm in Mobile, where McRae was also involved in the cotton trade.
This article criticizes an "immigration scheme" designed to attract African American citizens to a city in the midwestern United States, where "everything will be in the hands of the negro" (including city management, industry, and education). The...
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