In the letters Hamilton asks for Caller's assistance in a murder trial of "a Mrs Cabbet who is charged with poisoning of her Husband." Testimony collected early in the case "is charged as a forgery," so he asks Caller to have statements "taken...
In the letter Winston introduces Caller to man from Virginia, who has recently been appointed as a land commissioner east of the Pearl River. He mentions the "probability of a speedy admission" of the Mississippi Territory as a state, and he...
James was a Scotsman living in the Choctaw nation in Noxubee County, Mississippi. In the letter he complains that Creek warriors have recently stolen horses from settlers: "I want you to put a stop to it as we want to keep in friendship." He...
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