In his introduction, Tait reminds the men of the jury that they are performing a vital civic duty: "We should never forget that true patriotism consists in devotion to our constitutions and the laws emanating from them - that there is no true...
In the book Tait records financial matters, including his account with J. & E. Austill; expenses incurred by his son, Charles, while attending the University of Alabama; the cost of supplies used to build a new house; the purchase of slaves; and...
In the contract Tait rents a piece of his land in Wilcox County, Alabama, to Hill for a year: "...Hill is permitted to clear land & build houses, without expense to said Tait excepting nails & flooring." In exchange, Tait will receive one-fourth of...
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