Acting on the order of General Andrew Jackson, Haynes informs Craig that he must defend Fort Claiborne "to the last possible extremity": "Our contery [sic] is at warr [sic] and that state brings with it peculiar and most sacred duties - the honour...
In the letter Craig discusses a dispute over a "negro girl claimed" by one man but in the possession of another. He asks Pettus to give his input, and he encloses a copy of a letter written by one of the men involved in the disagreement.
In the first letter, dated April 5, 1965, Craig writes Governor George Wallace to ask for photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March and for information about the Alabama Legislative Commission to Preserve the Peace. He mentions that he is...
In the letter, written shortly after the assassination of John Kennedy, Sheldon accuses Lee Harvey Oswald of Communist activities and ultimately blames the president's death on Communism: "I feel that now is the time to organize our forces. About...
In the letter Patterson acknowledges receipt of money Craig sent, and he explains that he has mailed literature and a "Remember Little Rock" rubber stamp to two of Craig's acquaintances. A sample of the stamp is shown on the page.
Ngo Dinh Nhu was the brother and political advisor of South Vietnam's first president; he was assassinated in 1963. In this letter his wife declines to become a member of the International Anti-Communist Brigade but offers "to send you from time to...
Jeffrey's membership had been suspended in 1848 because he was charged "with having been in the habit of visiting one of Mr. B. A. Glasses [sic] negrohouses occupied by a woman of loose character named Phillis."
Craig was a captain of a Tennessee volunteer company, Jackson's Army, in the War of 1812, and he later served at Fort Claiborne, Alabama in the Creek and Seminole Wars. The scrapbook contains letters, inventories, military orders, accounts, muster...
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