In the letter the men write on behalf of their congregation, asking Wallace to deal peacefully with the school integration issues that will arise during his term of office: "We strongly urge you to dismiss any ideas concerning the closing of any...
Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln in response to the secession of seven Southern states. He calls for 75,000 men from state militias to deal with the rebellious states, which are "too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course...
In the letter she discusses supplying their slaves with winter clothes; the cotton and corn harvests and hog killing on the plantation; the upcoming presidential campaign, in which Andrew Jackson will not run; a new law in Louisiana prohibiting the...
In the letter McKee warns the men of a new slave in Mobile who had been banished from North Carolina because of "seditious conduct" the year before: "While acting as Magistrate of Police last August my attention...was called to the circulation of...
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