The advertisement promotes the "Official Route to the National Baptist Convention" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "This has been selected as the Route for the Ministers of Montgomery, South East and West Alabama," and a round trip ticket from...
Porter served in the Alabama House of Representatives from 1832 to 1834 and from 1837 to 1839. In the letter he discusses political matters, such as the lack of local support for Martin Van Buren and competition between the Whig and Democratic...
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