Mary was married to William Riley Jones, who served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. In the letter John and Nancy thank Mary for her letter, ask for more news, and send their "love and respectes to all...
In the letter Cash describes a potential duel between James D. Westcott and Thomas Baltzell. Accompanying the letter is a document (both original and transcript) establishing rules for the duel, as well as date and place.
From pages 122 and 123 of ACTS PASSED AT THE SIXTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA, published in 1825: "And be it further enacted, That Venus a black woman, and her two children, viz. Francis a mulatto boy, aged about...
Mary was married to William Riley Jones, who served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. In the letter John sends news of family; describes the corn and cotton crops he has planted ("wee have had the finist...
Gorman was the chairman of the National Special Strike Committee of the union. In the message he announces that a strike will soon begin in textile mills across the country. He explains the workers' demands and maintains that "our strike will be an...
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