Mississippi--Hancock County

Located in south Mississippi, Hancock County was established on December 18, 1812 from Mobile County, Alabama. (Mississippi Encyclopedia; Wikipedia; Atlas of Historical County Boundaries)

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Letter from Mississippi State Geologist Eugene W. Hilgard to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; November 29, 1859
Newspaper clipping; Undated
Letter from C. D. Strickland Jr. to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; August 3, 1860
Report from the Mississippi Lunatic Asylum to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; November 1, 1860
Letter from General Charles G. Dahlgren to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; November 4, 1861
Letter from Lieutenant Henry Caire to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; November 18, 1862
Letter from William H. Varnado to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; December 8, 1862
Letter from Freeman Jones to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; December 24, 1862
Letter from Captain R. A. Joyner to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; February 5, 1863
Letter from J. O. Magee to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; June 22, 1863
Letter from F. L. Claiborne and Robert W. James to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey; June 17, 1865
Petition to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey; August 6, 1865
Petition to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey; August 15, 1865
Damaged letter from Lieutenant Colonel James B. McRae to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark; December 26, 1863
Letter from James B. McRae to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark; December 26, 1863
Letter from F. S. Blount to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark; February 1, 1864
Resolution from George Bayliss to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark; August 24, 1864
Report from Mississippi State Auditor A. J. Gillespie to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark; January 1, 1865
List; Undated
Unfinished report from E. W. Laird; January 9, 1871
Letter from Mississippi Secretary of State James Lynch to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn; March 28, 1871
Letter from H. M. Wilkinson to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn; March 8, 1871
Letter from Sam White to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn; October 11, 1871
Letter from W. J. Ward to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn; April 10, 1871
Letter from Eldridge McArthur to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn; April 21, 1871