Hall purchased the slaves, a woman named Amey and her two children, for $500. Alexander agrees to compensate Hall if the woman is found to have a venereal disease: "in case the said negroe woman Amey has the clap or pox as supposed, I will make up...
From the introduction by T. Thomas Fortune: "Mr. Washington still lives; and to-day the South possesses no voice stronger than his,--that is teaching Christian love and sympathy and national unity with like power and success...one of the strongest...
In the letter Morgan discusses the Nicaragua Canal and the annexation of Hawaii. Though he supports both efforts, he argues against further acquisition of territories: "We need not dread any wild furor for acquiring other territory. Because we are...
In the letter Samford discusses his views on the proposed Kansas-Nebraska Act: "I see our North. friends are not slow to come up to the issue of non-intervention as made by the Kansas Act; but are we quite cautious enough about the Squatter...
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