In the first letter, written January 5, 1831, Moore explains that he will soon reply to a letter written by John Coffee, which Gayle had delivered. In the second letter, written January 9, 1831, Moore gives Gayle permission to read his reply to...
In the letter Gayle discusses former Governor Moore's response to Coffee's recent correspondence; Moore denies Coffee's account of a conversation regarding the conflict between him and Colonel John McKinley. Gayle feels that his "retraction is a...
In the letter Gayle describes the allegations of the white citizens, including the murder of a circuit court clerk in Russell County. The newly appointed agents are to begin their work by meeting with the Indian chiefs: "In your interview with...
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