The men were charged with abetting Samuel Nixon "in committing a mayhem on James A Moore by biting off part of his left ear." They were fined and sentenced to "stand on the pillory". A transcript is included. [The men's names are spelled...
Beck, a farmer in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, asks for financial assistance. He explains that he has unsuccessfully applied for relief while other people, whose situations are better than his, have received it. In the second letter, Covington says that...
In the first letter, written April 3, Martin explains that he is about 90 years old and in need of help; other people have suggested that he ask the governor for assistance. In the second letter, written April 4, Covington says that the state does...
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