Letter to James M. Adams, C. C. Clay, and William Acklen from Abner Tate.

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loc_robf_000180_000182

Title

Letter to James M. Adams, C. C. Clay, and William Acklen from Abner Tate.

Description

This letter, written on September 4, 1855, contains information regarding several murders the occurred at the [sic] House between 1841 and 1846, as reported by D. H. Bingham. He further details the arrest and imprisonment of a Mr. John Gordon in relation to the murders, and his appearing in court. Possible information regarding the burial of the murdered men are offered in the letter as well. The letter ends with Abner Tate discussing the validity of certain confessions as many "delight" in "destroying the reputations of others."

Creator

Date

1855-09-04

Temporal Coverage

Source

Frances Cabaniss Roberts
Series I, Sub Series B, Box 4, Folder 10
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections, Huntsville, Alabama

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loc_robf_2021_03

Citation

Tate, Abner, “Letter to James M. Adams, C. C. Clay, and William Acklen from Abner Tate.,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed February 7, 2023, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/3711.

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