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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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Simpson Manuscript – Details and names of people involved in the Inauguration of Jefferson Davis

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…

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Simpson Manuscript – Deed from the city of Montgomery and plans for new Capitol building to be built in Montgomery

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Gen. Woodward tells of coming to Alabama Governor’s aid during a fistfight in this letter written Nov. 1858

Catoma Creek Falls near old Montgomery, Alabama Wheeling, Winn Parish, Louisiana November 27th, 1858. To J. J. Hooper, Esq: Dear Sir: My health has…

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Simpson Manuscript – There was once a question of rebuilding the capitol building in Montgomery after the disastrous fire.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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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…

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Simpson Manuscript – Moving details about the State of Alabama’s government moving to Montgomery

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Gen. Clanton killed with shotgun by an attorney and stolen portrait of Vice-President William Rufus King

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…

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Simpson manuscript -Buildings were torn down in Old Cahaba and taken to Selma and other locations

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…