Lewis, the plaintiff, had complained about the outcome of the trial: "...suggesting to us that manifest Error had intervened in the record and process, and also in the giving of Judgment of the plea which was before you by our Writ between the said...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses his unsuccessful attempt to get out of the service because of a medical condition. He then explains that he wants his father to consult a lawyer and...
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he asks his father to consult a lawyer and try to secure his discharge from the service. He has a medical condition that makes it difficult for him to perform his...
In the first letter, written August 26, Semmes complains that he has not been allowed to take his position as probate judge of Mobile County: "Do I read the President's proclamation of the 20th. inst., declaring that peace prevails throughout the...
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