In the letter McKee warns the men of a new slave in Mobile who had been banished from North Carolina because of "seditious conduct" the year before: "While acting as Magistrate of Police last August my attention...was called to the circulation of...
During the Civil War James R. Cumming served in Ketchum's (Garrity's) Battery, a Confederate artillery unit; Kate Cumming served as a nurse and matron in Confederate hospitals in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. In the letter James...
In the letter Weisenthal asks the governor to intervene in the case of Jimmy Wilson: "At this time I would like to implore you to do your utmost to prevent this and other possible barbarous legal murders. By this I mean not only the saving of Jimmy...
In the letter "Doe" urges the governor not to commute the sentence of Jimmy Wilson: "For the life of me I cannot see why any red blooded southern white man could interfere with the verdict of 12 just and upright men who placed the death penalty on...
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