From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from A. D. Jones to Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Ridgley Ceylon Powers, asking for assistance in prosecuting a Ku Klux Klan case. Jones asks for three things for the Governor to help with to ensure the safety of the witnesses who are African American.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Two letters from R. S. Buck and George K. Birchett, respectively, both at Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Major General H. W. Slocum. The first letter, by Buck, concerns the leasing of Doctor R. B. Scott's plantation under the Abandoned Lands Law of 1864 and a legal case that ensued. The second letter, by Birchett, a justice of the peace who tried said legal case, states that the case discussed in Buck's letter is the one on which Colonel Samuel Thomas ordered Birchett's arrest.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Ames Collection. Letter from Mark Joseph of Vernon, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames detailing the "Vernon Democratic Club's" attack of local African Americans and calling for state protection of African Americans.