From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Unfinished report from E. W. Laird, listing nominations for county officers from several counties. Notes include dates of appointments, names of officers, and notes of those who failed to qualify. At the end of the report, Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn signs his name and requests the advice and consent of the Mississippi State Senate for the appointments.
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.