From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Printed circular from M. S. Jay, a special agent of the United States Treasury Department, at Okolona, Mississippi, giving notice that he had been appointed an agent charged with collecting Confederate States cotton from Mississippi counties Winston, Choctaw, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Pontotoc, Tishomingo, Tippah, and Marshall, in light of the surrender of Confederate General R. Taylor to United States General E. R. S. Canby. Any person found selling cotton will be charged with embezzling public property.
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