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Box SC1800-1849.001


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:


 Item — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 0209.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter, dated 24 February 1849, written from the University of Alabama to Sam Houston, advising him that he has been elected an honorary member of the Erosophic Society.
Dates: 1849 February 24


 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 0389.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of one letter, written by John A. Cuthbert from San Souci, Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 29 June 1848 to Governor Reuben Chapman of Alabama, urging the appointment of William R. King to fill a vacant seat in the United States Senate. In the letter he states that “there are great numbers of us, who long for an opportunity of repairing the seeming unkindness which Mr. King suffered from the legislature, at its late session.”
Dates: 1848 June 29

John Bragg Letters, 1835-11-28 - 1857-12-22

 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 2007.1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of five letters written by John Bragg of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama to the editor of the “Daily Globe” from November 1853 to December 1857 requesting subscriptions to the “globe” during the sessions of Congress. In a couple of the letters he mentions that there are several subscribers in the Mobile area and suggests that the papers for these subscribers be packaged together to prevent the individual papers from going astray in the mail.
Dates: 1835-11-28 - 1857-12-22