In the letter Bolling discusses his studies at the university; criticism of his father's vote in the Electoral College during the recent presidential election; "troubles in Autaugaville & Prattville among the negroes"; disagreements among Southern...
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend of Edward Harris. In the letter she mentions the recent death of her son and describes the financial difficulties she is experiencing: "You doubtless heard of my dear Johns [sic]...
During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he gives news of mutual acquaintances and describes death and despair in the camp: "I see a heap of strange...
In this address, the fourth "Fireside Chat," President Roosevelt discusses New Deal programs that have been enacted to improve the country's economic situation. He mentions a recent rise in employment; the Civilian Conservation Corps; relief...
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