Statement submitted to the United States House of Representatives, detailing the sale of public lands in the Alabama Territory between 1809 and 1818. The accompanying chart gives an annual report for each land office in the territory (Huntsville,...
The order was sent to the associations for the Altamaha, Savannah, Ocmulgee, Chattahoochee, and Oconee Rivers; each organization was to deliver its materials (probably including the state-owned slaves) to a different city in Georgia.
The introduction briefly discusses the terms of the "compromise bills" and encourages support for the decisions of the federal government: "There appears no objection from any Southern man to the Fugitive Slave Bill. After the Wilmot Proviso has...
"For hands at Oven Bluff under the management of J. M. Dixon from Marengo County, showing names of owners & negroes, when received & discharged, time lost, deaths, time labored & amounts due owners &c."
In the first letter Dr. Cloud reprimands Whitfield because Tuscaloosa County has not provided enough schools for its African American children: "...you have reported 44 white schools, and only 2 colored, which is not in accordance with the school...
The meeting was led by Don Hallmark and featured the following speakers: Montgomery Mayor Earl James, Dr. Henry Lyon of Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery Citizens' Council Chairman Carl Herbert Lancaster, and Alabama Attorney General...
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