Lewis, the plaintiff, had complained about the outcome of the trial: "...suggesting to us that manifest Error had intervened in the record and process, and also in the giving of Judgment of the plea which was before you by our Writ between the said...
In the letter Walton explains that he cannot give Caller the details he requested about "the time Warrants...issued to the justices of the quorum of Washington County" because the relevant documents have not yet been released to him.
In the letter Lee explains that he has been very ill and that he hopes to travel "below Mobile with intention of a restoration of health." He cannot afford the trip, however, so he asks Caller to lend him some money: "I cannot get the necessaries I...
In the letters Hamilton asks for Caller's assistance in a murder trial of "a Mrs Cabbet who is charged with poisoning of her Husband." Testimony collected early in the case "is charged as a forgery," so he asks Caller to have statements "taken...
In the letter Hanes discusses petitions circulating in Washington County, regarding the proposed boundaries. Apparently, there are two petitions: one "for a devision of this county a cross the river" and another "for the devision by the river."...
In the letter Winston introduces Caller to man from Virginia, who has recently been appointed as a land commissioner east of the Pearl River. He mentions the "probability of a speedy admission" of the Mississippi Territory as a state, and he...
In the diary he discusses the battles at Brice's Crossroads and Tupelo; traveling with the regiment's horses through Mississippi and Alabama; and his imprisonment at Camp Chase near Columbus, Ohio. He died in prison on March 18, 1865.
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