During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses his personal finances, describing...
"...sales within the past 30 days alone of $125,000. These figures are significant. They bring a message fraught with meaning to the man who plans to build and wants a home where future values will be greater than present values. They disclose the...
This article reports that the nation's financial condition is sound despite the stock market crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The fundamental business of the country is on a sound and profitable basis, President Hoover asserted Friday, in a...
"Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...
In this letter to Senator Russell of Georgia, Boykin discusses political division within Alabama and his own unsuccessful bid for reelection, and he praises Russell's abilities and efforts to promote Southern values.
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