In the book Tait records financial matters, including his account with J. & E. Austill; expenses incurred by his son, Charles, while attending the University of Alabama; the cost of supplies used to build a new house; the purchase of slaves; and...
In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
Diary entries are chronological but irregular (sometimes months apart, sometimes years). Topics discussed include family matters and health; religion; homes in northwest Georgia (near a settlement of Cherokee Indians) and Gaylesville in Cherokee...
The meeting was led by Don Hallmark and featured the following speakers: Montgomery Mayor Earl James, Dr. Henry Lyon of Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery Citizens' Council Chairman Carl Herbert Lancaster, and Alabama Attorney General...
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