From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Bentonville Taylor to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, recommending a number of persons for vacant positions within Marion County, Mississippi. Included is a note from H. F. Hewson, Alcorn's private secretary, giving a summary of Taylor's letter.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Letter from L. B. Bains at Wahalak Station, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey, asking for Sharkey's endorsement of an enclosed petition from citizens of Kemper County, Mississippi, to United States Postmaster General William Dennison. The enclosed petition recommends Bains to be appointed as the local postmaster.