This section gives information from Judge A. F. Hopkins, "relating to his civil & political services in this state." Also included is a biographical sketch of John Williams Walker, written by Richard Henry Wilde of Georgia.
This section gives information from General Patrick May of Greene County, "in relation to the 'Battle of Burnt Corn' and the 'Canoe Fight' and other engagements in which he was concerned in 1813, 1814." A transcript is included.
This section gives information from Thomas Malone of Washington County, "in relation to the arrest of Aaron Burr in 1807, and the expedition of the North Carolina Colony in 1802 down the Tombigby River."
This section gives information from Doctor Thomas G. Holmes, "about the Kemper Party in Alabama in 1810 and other things." Reuben Kemper had attempted to occupy Mobile, which was then under the control of Spain.
Most of the letters are handwritten copies, which are often faded and difficult to read. Many report on the daily operations of the company. Other topics include supply, labor, and shipping problems; the price and quality of the coke; the output of...