Self emancipation

Letter from J. D. Brooks to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; October 24, 1862
Letter from C. L. Buck to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; June 7, 1862
Letter from John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 15, 1862
Letter from John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 4, 1862
Letter from John W. Boyd to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 1, 1862
Letter from W. Cooper to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 9, 1862
Letter from A. Q. Withers to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 25, 1862
Letter from Charles F. Howell to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 23, 1862
Letter from Frances Blocker and Charity Clements to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; January 13, 1863
Letter from R. W. Vince and others to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; October 26, 1861
Letter from Howell Hines to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; June 4, 1863
Letter from A. Peterson to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; September 13, 1862
Letter from B. A. Smith to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; December 11, 1862
Letter from G. W. Humphreys to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; December 16, 1862
Letter from Sheriff J. H. Jones to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; November 12, 1862
Letter from A. K. Farrar to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; July 17, 1862
Letter from A. L. Crumley to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; May 2, 1863
Letter from D. W. Rogers to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; April 24, 1863
Letter from E. McGehee to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; April 25, 1863
Letter from John Taylor to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; June 15, 1863
Letter from Letitia A. Andrews to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; March 28, 1863
Letter from P. Henry to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; March 25, 1863
Letter from Richard T. Archer to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; June 17, 1863
Letter from W. Muerton to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; Undated
Letter from R. S. Foster to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; July 6, 1863