In the letter Gaines expresses concerns he and Colonel William Barnett have setting the boundary lines between the United States and Indian land, as outlined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson: "Colonel Barnett and myself had set out with a view to...
A letter from a person who served on the jury to Governor Miller. T. Gaines Elkins insists that his decision was influenced in no way by outside forces, but was made based only on the evidence provided in the courtroom and the state laws. He...
This passage includes an excerpt from the editor's introduction, which discusses the cession of Choctaw lands east of the Tombigbee River to the United States in October 1816. It also mentions the settlement of French exiles at Demopolis in 1817.
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