From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Ames Collection. Letter from the Ku Klux Klan to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames, threatening Ames and claiming to be determined to remove "scalawags" from Claiborne County, Mississippi. Copy included in Ku Klux Klan subject file.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Letter from Mayor D. N. Barrows of Jackson, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark, seeking to have the city sexton exempted from conscription under provisions in Clark's proclamation that exempt municipal officers. Barrows explains the sexton's duties and he asserts that the city sexton is an indispensible elected official who is entitled to the same privileges as other municipal officers. He asks Clark to give his opinion on whether the sexton thus qualifies for exemption.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Order from Confederate General John A. Adams concerning the "funeral obsequies" of surgeon and assistant adjutant General Samuel A. Cartwright.