The writers of the letter want to hire Dellet to collect a debt owed by Jesse Reid, a slave trader: "The said Reid absconds from every place he fines we are pursuing him, he is an artful man & pretends by way of stratagem to transfer his property...
The letter gives details about family members, the education of the Haynes children, and economic difficulties. The writers also discuss views on slavery: "Your intimations in your last letter relative to your ever saying anything to me or us, upon...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes plants and animals he has seen in camp (cacti, horned toads, armadillos, and "many other...
A telegram from Cuban writers and journalists to Governor Miller protesting the impending execution of the Scottsboro Boys. They claim this as "miscarriage of justice" and describe the defendants as the "victims of social and racial prejudice."...
A telegram from Unión Escritores Proletarios Argentinos (Argentine Proletarian Writers Union) protesting the execution of the Scottsboro boys after the 1932 Alabama Supreme Court decision to uphold the lower court's 1931 conviction and sentencing.
The writers, identified only as "the workers of Birmingham, Ala.," address Governor Miller demanding the release of the Scottsboro Boys and the right for African Americans to sit on juries and to vote.
A letter to Governor Miller from the Executive Committee of the National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners, which included many prominent writers and intellectuals as members. They write that they have heard of starvation and...
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