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SOUTHERN HISTORY ASSOCIATION.
COLYER MERIWETHER, Editor.
Mr. T. L. COLE.
Dr. STEPHEN B. WEEKS.
Dr. COLYER MERIWETHER.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
General MARCUS J. WRIGHT.
VICE-PRESIDENTS: General M. C. BUTLER.
President WOODROW WILSON. Colonel GEORGE A. PORTERFIELD. HONORABLE S. Pasco. Mr. THOMAS NELSON PAGE.
Mr. THOMAS H. CLARK.
SECRETARY AND TREASURER:
(In addition to the above-named Officers): Professor KEMP P. BATTLE.
STEPHEN B. WEEKS, Ph. D. Colonel R. A. BROCK.
Professor LUCIAN JOHNSTON. Mr. T. L. COLE.
Mr. ALEXANDER SUMMERS. Professor R. Heath DABNEY.
President Geo. T. WINSTON. Professor John R. FICKLEN.
J. B. KILLEBREW, Ph. D. Professor CHAS. LEE SMITH.
Mr. B. F. JOHNSON.
Col. John B. BROWNLOW.
No. 1. JANUARY, 1903.
No. 6. NOVEMBER, 1903.
CALHOUN, BY HIS POLITICAL FRIENDS, Edited by Prof. F. W. Moore,
SOUTHERN TRAVELER'S DIARY IN 1840, (document, continueda,
CONFEDERATE NAVAL BOOKS AND OTHERS,
REVIEWS AND NOTICES,
NOTES AND NEWS,..
By John REDD. WITH ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS. The sketch and other material which are printed herewith came to the Association from the collection of Dr. Stephen B. Weeks, who copied them in 1893 from the Draper Manuscripts in the Wisconsin State Historical Society for use in preparing his monograph on General Joseph Martin and the War of the Revolution in the West, printed in the Report of the American Historical Association for 1893 (pp. 403-477). This sketch was prepared by Major John Redd in 1849 for and at the request of Lyman C. Draper who spent much of his life collecting materials relating to the territory which has since become known as Appalachian America. At the death of Dr. Draper in 1891 his collections passed into possession of the Wisconsin State Historical Society.
It is believed that the whole of Redd's sketch of Martin is now printed for the first time. The concluding pages have been printed already in the pages of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography for April, 1899 (VI, No. 4). That number contains an article entitled: "Reminiscences of Western Virginia, 1770-1790, by John Redd, Henry County, Va.” A preliminary editorial note runs as follows:
"[The manuscript which we begin to print in this number of the Magazine has apparently been for a considerable period in the collection of the Virginia Historical Society. It consists of forty foolscap pages, stitched together, and is evidently a series of answers to questions which had been addressed to the writer. There is no title nor signature, but it was judged from internal evidence that the paper was written by John Redd, of Henry county. This is confirmed by a statement of Lyman C. Draper, in the new edition of Withers's Border Warfare, p. 59. He quotes some statements made