In the first letter, written January 26, 1959, Kennedy refers to Patterson's recent inauguration speech: "I enjoyed having an opportunity to read it and feel that it enabled me to get to know you a little better." He compliments several of...
In the letter Davidson describes how he spent his Christmas and New Year's holidays, and he recalls the social events Mrs. Prentiss organized for the soldiers in Alabama: "I really would [have] enjoyed being there for your Xmas parties and dances....
This article compares street car ordinances in Mobile and New Orleans: "Of the two the Mobile law seems to be the best, for it does not require the making of separate compartments in the cars, but simply that white passengers shall be seated in the...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses his oldest son's enlistment in the army; though he originally preferred for his son to join some other company, he had come to hope...
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