In the letter Claiborne discusses recent attacks by Indians on white inhabitants in the territory: "The conduct of your Creek neighbours for some time past has been observed, and merit, in my opinion, exemplary punishment, and had I the power, they...
In the letter Claiborne explains that Caller's son, Robert, has been selected to serve in the military "and to draw for money for the purpose of recruiting." Because Robert has not answered the order, the captain who issued it assumes that he...
Craig was a captain of a Tennessee volunteer company, Jackson's Army, in the War of 1812, and he later served at Fort Claiborne, Alabama in the Creek and Seminole Wars. The scrapbook contains letters, inventories, military orders, accounts, muster...
In the letter Thomas discusses family, business, and farming. At the end is a note added on behalf of "Brother Peter," who sends news of his children and asks for Richard's assistance in financial matters; specifically, he mentions compensation...
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