In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
In the journal Blount discusses the landscape; encounters with Cherokee Indians in the area; and problems the surveyors faced during their work. He also includes a list of Cherokee words with their Creek and English equivalents.
Expenses include food, supplies, and pack horses; room and board; ferriage; and labor and services (for example, washing and shoeing horses, or "Cherokee man to show the Cherokee line"). Transcripts are included.
The commissioners discuss the towns through which they traveled; the points marked on the proposed boundary line; and the landscape in northeastern Alabama and northwestern Georgia. They also refer to the conflict between themselves and the...
The list gives the men's names, ranks, regiments, dates of death, and (occasionally) illnesses. Listed at the end of the death register are the total numbers of patients and deaths at each of the three hospitals.
In the diary he discusses daily activities in the fort; the commanders of Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines; the Battle of Mobile Bay; and the bombardment of Fort Morgan (including casualties from the regiments of the 7th Alabama Infantry and the 1st...
Included on this page are two articles about the discussion women's suffrage during Alabama's constitutional convention. The first item (at the bottom left of the page under "Editorial Notes") mentions a proposed amendment that would allow certain...
During the meeting the Board discussed the federal court hearing that would be held later in the day, during which several of the expelled Alabama State College students would appeal to be readmitted for the fall term. Governor Patterson and...
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