Tag: 1820’s

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PATRON + Seven householder board governed Tuscaloosa, Alabama for 90 years

Early Mayors of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Partial transcription of a history of Tuscaloosa written by an older resident, Ben A. Green, in 1931 who was…

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PATRON + Gen. LaFayette Letters – On March 22nd, 1825 Thos. Farrar wrote a letter about Gen. LaFayette’s arrival

Governor Israel Pickens appointed General Thomas Farrar to accompany General LaFayette on his visit to Alabama in 1825. General Farrar wrote interesting letters about…

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Anne Newport Royall – relates how Huntsville celebrated President Washington’s birthday in 1821

[Anne Newport Royall was alive to witness the Revolutionary War and recorded her sentiments about the experience in this letter written on President Washington's…

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PATRON + Gen. LaFayette Letters – A letter from General Thomas Farrar about LaFayette’s written March 15, 1825

Governor Israel Pickens appointed General Thomas Farrar to accompany General LaFayette on his visit to Alabama in 1825. General Farrar wrote interesting letters about…

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PATRON + Gen. LaFayette Letters – This is the first of Gen. Farrar’s letters about Gen. Lafayette’s trip to Alabama 1825

Governor Israel Pickens appointed General Thomas Farrar to accompany General LaFayette on his visit to Alabama in 1825. General Farrar wrote interesting letters about…

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Gen. LaFayette Letters -On December 25th, 1824, Governor Israel Pickens sent his letter of invitation to General LaFayette

On December 25th, 1824, Governor Israel Pickens sent his letter of invitation to General LaFayette: State of Alabama Executive Department Cahaba December 25th 1824…