In the letter Claiborne explains that Caller's son, Robert, has been selected to serve in the military "and to draw for money for the purpose of recruiting." Because Robert has not answered the order, the captain who issued it assumes that he...
In the letter Clay appeals to patriotism by stressing Alabama's involvement in the current Indian conflict, but he points out that service will probably not be required after the Creek War ends: "Regarding our locality and the numerous Indian...
In the letter Erwin, a purchasing agent for the Confederacy, explains the difficulties he has encountered while trying to take a load of bacon to Confederate soldiers in Alabama. He also discusses several men who might be available to work at the...
In the letter Winston introduces Caller to man from Virginia, who has recently been appointed as a land commissioner east of the Pearl River. He mentions the "probability of a speedy admission" of the Mississippi Territory as a state, and he...
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