From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Printed circular from E. C. Wines at New York City, New York, stating that the latest volume of the Proceedings of the National Congress on Penitentiary and Reformatory Discipline will be soon available. Included is a note from H. F. Hewson, private secretary to Alcorn, giving an executive summary of Wines's letter.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Ames Collection. Letter from Military Superintendent Lieutenant John R. Hynes in Jackson, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames, concerning financial statements of the Mississippi State Penitentiary.