In the letter Smealey mentions the possibility of making the Mercury, a newspaper in Autauga County, a Democratic organ: "It is a fixed fact that the paper has to change in some way. If the Democrats do not control it the Whigs will." He also...
A letter from Rev. O. J. Burckhardt to Governor Miller. Rev. Burckhardt writes that he believes in "justice and fair play for all men," and hopes that Governor Miller will treat the Scottsboro Boys as innocent until proven guilty, or else there...
A letter from the Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nebraska to Governor Miller. They write that they are shocked at the verdict from Haywood Patterson's second trial, and ask that he be pardoned and given safe conduct home...
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