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].
Material includes notes; quotations; lists of distances traveled between points; lists of expenses; entries from journals and travel logs; fragments of reflective essays; and two descriptions of equipment (bolting machinery and a gristmill). Items...
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...
This assembly of the Alabama Democrats plans to send delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore, despite the withdrawal of the state's delegation from the earlier meeting in Charleston: "There is a vacancy in the Delegation of...
For each case, Livings gives the name of the offender and the judge who issued the search warrant; describes the investigation of the premises; and tells whether or not any alcohol was found. When liquor was confiscated, he gives the amount and...
During the meeting the Board examined a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety on Dr. Lawrence D. Reddick, a professor at Alabama State College who had led students in a civil rights demonstration in March. Governor Patterson...
Included here are nine telegrams: three from President John F. Kennedy to Governor George Wallace, three from Wallace to Kennedy, one from Wallace to University president Frank Rose, one from Col. Albert Lingo of the Alabama Dept. of Public Safety...
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