In the letter Davison, an overseer for Dellet, discusses weather, livestock, and harvesting crops. He also describes punishing two slaves. He whipped a woman and shot a man in the leg; according to Davidson, "...I went to whip him and he told me if...
In the letter Tyson appoints Wiley Fort postmaster at White Hall, Alabama, replacing Richard Wooten. At the time the letter was written, Dellet was serving in the United States House of Representatives; he served there from 1839 to 1841 and from...
This article describes the Civil War centennial celebration in Montgomery, Alabama, with an emphasis on the reenactment of the inauguration of Jefferson Davis. Several images of the event are included. From The Clarion-Ledger of Jacksonville,...
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