From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Letter from W. H. West at Quitman, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey, asking that the tax on his tavern be remitted.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Ames Collection. Letter from Richard C. Kerr to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames, claiming the reward for the capture of Miles Gibbons, alleged murderer of Captain William M. Estelle. On the reverse, Justice of the Peace James H. Boyd records a sworn statement from Kerr certifying that the facts he presents in his claim are true.