From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Murray Peyton, secretary of the Mississippi State Senate, to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, informing Alcorn of the actions of the Senate in the matter of confirming persons appointed to county officer positions by Alcorn, and one nominee who was not confirmed. Attached is a list of names of appointees.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Petition from citizens of Okolona, Mississippi, to United States Postmaster General William Dennison, recommending N. B. Williams to be local postmaster if the post office is reestablished at their town.