From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Legislative document from Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn to the Mississippi Legislature, concerning money and land grants to aid in the construction of levees in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta. He explains that it is important for the revival of the cotton industry and he makes reference to it's standing in the global cotton economy, specifically noting the Manchester Cotton Supply Association as competition.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from Louisiana Governor Thomas O. Moore in New Orleans, Louisiana, concerning the militia service of foreign nationals.