In the letter Howard discusses the political scene in the state and country, with emphasis on competition among the Democratic, Whig, and Know-Nothing parties: "In these days of 'Know Nothing' delusions the confidence between man and man is so...
In the letter Howard explains why the shoes Hall ordered have not been delivered yet: "Our workman which filled all orders for fine work was contrary to a contract made with his owner taken from us before the expiration of the term for which we...
In the letter Howard explains that he has been encouraged to run for a seat in the legislature; he asks Hall for advice, stressing that "I have not nor will not use any means to secure the place if former friendships have to be sacrificed to attain...
In the letter Howard discusses his campaign for a seat in the legislature, asking Hall to promote him in a certain precinct ("I doubt not but you might secure me a vote there that would place my election beyond a dout [sic]"). He mentions the...
Petition from students at Howard University protesting the "deplorable miscarriage of justice" in Haywood Patterson's 1933 trial in Decatur before Judge Horton. Petition includes 7 pages with approximately 50 signatures each.
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