In the letter Brown describes his company's subdued reaction to the news of V-E Day: "You see, we realize over here that the road to home from over here is still a long and hard one. There's a lot of fighting to be done yet, and we hope that the...
The speech is written on stationery from the La Salle Hotel in Chicago. The sheets are undated, but the subject matter and the stationery suggest that this may be a speech that Wallace presented to the Democratic Party Platform Committee, prior to...
In the letter McGillivray describes the efforts of the Creek Indian soldiers against the Spanish forces and the difficult living conditions his troops endure: "Owing to their being fed entirely upon salt provisions, the bad water about Pensacola,...
In his will, Brown bequeaths his wife Eliza $5,000; a sixth of his slaves, including six specific individuals that he purchased from her father Bolling Hall; his house and a sixth of his plantation; and the slave Betsey, his seamstress. If his wife...
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