In the letter James explains that his school cannot afford to stay open, and he asks for the governor's assistance: "Wont [sic] you call the Legislature together and tell them how very important it is to us, to them, to the state of [sic] large and...
In the letter Murphy argues against the platform recently developed by the Alabama Democratic State Convention. The meeting was held only to choose delegates for the proposed constitutional convention; by adopting this platform and insisting that...
The letter vaguely discusses efforts to secure bail or parole for Jefferson Davis (who is never directly named). He mentions a trial date in October and suggests that "Letters to me on this subject should not be entrusted to the mails." O'Conor...
In the letter Philips gives his opinions about the cause and course of the Civil War. He feels that the North and South have so many common interests that peace can be maintained through an alliance or treaty between the two sections: "...while a...
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