From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Ames Collection. Letter from John Stevenson to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames, urging Ames to support a temperance bill adopted by citizens of Baldwyn, Mississippi. Included is a note from Fred. Barrett, Ames's private secretary, giving a summary of Stevenson's letter.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from J. M. Dyer at Lexington, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus, introducing James Morris, who wishes to make spirits for the Confederate Army.