From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Catalog entitled "Catalogue of the Library of the State of Mississippi" listing the holdings of the Mississippi State Library as of January 1865. The catalog contains alphabetized lists of legal reports from various states, elementary and miscellaneous law texts, legal codes, governmental documents from the United States and the individual states, and historical and literary texts. (This document is the enclosed catalog mentioned in mdah_768-950-05-05).
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Letter from John W. C. Watson at Holly Springs, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey concerning D. R. Shafer of Baltimore, Maryland, who wants to start a newspaper in Holly Springs. Watson states that he is enclosing a letter from Shafer to Watson. (Enclosed letter not present).