During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he thanks his wife for her recent correspondence...
In the letter Walker argues that the removal of the Creek Indians has been delayed by the chief Hopoethleyahola (Opothleyaholo) and not by the merchants who have been contracted to provide them with supplies for their journey: "we have agents...
In the letter Johnstone describes the citizens' negative reaction to the Stamp Act and their subsequent hostility toward him. He writes to defend himself against allegations of misconduct from several of his colleagues: "It may perhaps be alleged,...
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