In the first two letters (written March 17 and May 25, 1791), Knox discusses gathering troops "for the purpose of marking the line next October mentioned in the treaty of the Creeks" (referring to the new boundary lines agreed upon in the Treaty of...
In the letter the men explain that "the white people of this city & county feel that they have no fair showing" in the upcoming election. They ask Hatchell to consider removing William Hurter from his post as chief registrar in the city because of...
In the letter the men ask the governor to intervene on behalf of the Republicans in Calhoun County, who have been threatened and shunned because of their political views. They describe the threats and hostilities, including those against African...
The first passage includes an excerpt from an address by Governor William Wyatt Bibb to the Alabama legislature in November 1818, in which he explains why Cahaba was chosen as the site for the state capital. The second passage includes an excerpt...
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