In the letter Gaines expresses concerns he and Colonel William Barnett have setting the boundary lines between the United States and Indian land, as outlined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson: "Colonel Barnett and myself had set out with a view to...
In the first letter, written April 19, 1917, More tells Bankhead that citizens in River Falls support President Wilson's selective service legislation, and he suggests that most voters in Alabama feel the same way. In the second letter, written...
In the letter Lapsley discusses specimens of irons and ores that are being sent to McRae, who will consider them for the manufacture of arms and equipment. He also describes the supply of iron ore on the property of the Shelby Iron Company: "Mr....
In the introduction, Pickett explains his method of gathering information: "I have taken many of the following notes down on paper in a great hurry, as fast as the people narrating would speak, and there are many mistakes in grammar, spelling &...
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