A letter from an African American to Governor Graves, who had already been succeeded by Governor Miller. Levi G. Byrd urges that the governor look into the case thoroughly, given the information he has found in the newspapers and his belief that...
In the letter Byrd discusses the possibility of establishing an armory and powder mill in Selma. He has researched the matter and presented his proposal to the Confederate government twice with no success: "The indifference of the government on the...
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