The article argues that slavery will not be permitted in California and quotes a statement from a New York newspaper: "No action of Congress can decide the question; it is already decided by the impossibility of retaining slaves, by the character...
In the report the commissioners describe the work they have overseen on the river, including a lock and dam that has been completed, which will "advance the growth of Milledgeville, ultimately add to the convenience & prosperity of the agricultural...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes Jalapa and the surrounding area: "This is by far the lovliest [sic] place & is surrounded by...
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