Statement submitted to the United States House of Representatives, detailing the sale of public lands in the Alabama Territory between 1809 and 1818. The accompanying chart gives an annual report for each land office in the territory (Huntsville,...
The seal of the Alabama Executive office (lower left corner of the document) is extremely detailed, showing rivers (and their names), borders, and buildings (possibly courthouses). An enhanced, enlarged version of the seal is included here.
In the letter Dale discusses several scouting expeditions he has made recently, and he reports that "I am under a full belief there is no Indians of the disaffected in this quarter." He then asks about the future of the fort he established in...
In the letter Dale discusses the appointment of men to military and public offices. He also mentions that "Mr Files gives mee some infermation of Mjr Davis having killed and taken some Indians." [Original spelling retained.]
In the first letter, written to Parker, Parkin discusses the growth of the Alabama Territory and its pending statehood: "We are so completely at the jumping off place of this world that we have nothing passing here that can interest any one at a...
Hall is bound to "duly and faithfully execute the duties of said office and shall not remove or suffer to be removed or carried out of the county the record and papers of said court whereof he is clerk or any part thereof except in cases allowed by...
This section gives information from Mr. Byrne about the death of his father, who was killed by Indians at his home in 1814; it also discusses Reuben Kemper, who had attempted to occupy Mobile in 1810 while it was still under the control of Spain.
This section gives information from Doctor Thomas G. Holmes, "about the Kemper Party in Alabama in 1810 and other things." Reuben Kemper had attempted to occupy Mobile, which was then under the control of Spain.
This section gives information from Thomas Malone of Washington County, "in relation to the arrest of Aaron Burr in 1807, and the expedition of the North Carolina Colony in 1802 down the Tombigby River."
The voucher, for the amount of $21.96, is signed by William Wyatt Bibb; a note from Shirly on the back of the voucher confirms that he received his payment. At the time of the census, there were 1,757 inhabitants in Dallas County.
The voucher, for the amount of $24.56, is signed by William Wyatt Bibb; a note from Tate on the back of the voucher confirms that he received his payment. At the time of the census, there were 1,965 inhabitants in Lauderdale County.
A note on the back explains the charge to the accused, Mathew Duncan: "Take notice this action is brought to recover the price of a horse the proper goods & chattels of Thomas Cargill which you took & converted to your own use." A transcript is...
A note on the back explains the charge to the accused, Mathew Duncan: "This is an action brought by Thomas Cargill against you to recover five hundred Dollars for breaking & entering with force & arms the premises of him the said Thomas & taking &...
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