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 Ames Collection. Letter from Frank V. Scudder, a notary public and member of the California Legislature, at San Francisco, California, to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames, seeking an appointment as commissioner of deeds. Scudder names United States Senator Eugene Casserly and Representatives James Johnson and Samuel Axtell as character references.