The first item is a letter from Senator Buford, in which he discusses sectional division over the issues of territorial expansion and slavery; he suggests a convention of the Southern states to address the "impending results of the northern...
During the Civil War, Henry Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the description he discusses the positions of companies...
In the letter Rameau discusses his work to strengthen the African American war effort in his area: "I have been organizing local War Councils among the members of my race throughout the district for the conserving man-power in the mines for quite a...
In the first message, sent May 19, 1961, Greenslip asks the governor ensure the protection of Greyhound's passengers, property, and employees. Because of the recent attacks on the Freedom Riders in Alabama, people around the country have expressed...
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