In the letter Rose discusses a disturbance among the slaves on his plantation, and he asks Hall to investigate the matter: "I must...ask you to ride over to my plantation and ascertain...the fact of the assembling of white men there on the Sabbath,...
In the letters, Hall's son and wife discuss family illness, weather, crops, livestock, and slaves on their plantation. Mary also mentions her husband's possible attendance at the convention of delegates from proslavery states in Nashville,...
In the letter Moore discusses public sentiment over states' rights violations by the United States Congress: "I trust that public meetings throughout the state, will be held, for the purpose of enlightening the masses, and causing them to...
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