From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Letter from H. S. Cole and other Rankin County, Mississippi, officials to Mississippi Governor Charles Clark, complaining about J. L. Hancock, the local dispenser of spirituous liquors. Included is Clark's reply in which he removes Hancock from office.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Clark Collection. Certificate from J. D. Harris, H. S. Cole, J. W. M. Master, and J. A. Ferguson at Brandon, Mississippi, stating that James L. Hancock would be a good dispenser of liquor for medicinal purposes in Rankin County, Mississippi.