Excerpt from Reminiscences of Public Men in Alabama, for Thirty Years: With an Appendix With these observations as to the origin and progress of the work, the Author submits it to the People of Alabama, in whose service he has passed more than thirty years, embracing the prime of his manhood. Nor would it be proper to omit, here, the ex pression of his grateful ackwledgments for the confidence and kindness always extended to him in his public and social relations. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.