These records consist of ordinances, resolutions, committee reports, and correspondence from January through March of 1861. The material documents the secession convention held in Montgomery, Alabama, which established Alabama as an independent...
The ordinance declares that "that the State of Alabama now withdraws, and is hereby withdrawn from the Union known as the United States of America, and henceforth ceases to be one of said United States, and is, and of right ought to be a Sovereign...
The constitutional convention of 1867 met from October to December; it was held as a result of the Reconstruction Act of 1867, which made Alabama part of the Third Military District under General John Pope. These records consist of ordinances and...
The committee opposed the adoption of a prohibition amendment to the Alabama constitution. In the letter Rushton explains that his organization is trying to determine how many citizens are against the amendment, though he never specifically...
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