From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Report from J. J. Gainey to L. M. Hall, chief of the Mississippi Secret Service, describing how he got a young Mr. Woods to confess to being a member of "the three K's" and to being involved in shooting up a widow's home, and the murder of another African American man during said incident. Gainey states that he is enclosing affidavits of witnesses to the confession. (Enclosed affidavits not present).
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from J. J. Gainey, agent of the Mississippi Secret Service, to L. M. Hall describing his investigation into attacks made by the Ku Klux Klan against African Americans in Lafayette County, Mississippi, including the confession of one of the Klansmen revealing the names of the perpetrators.