From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Thomas B. Danforth to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, resigning his position as the 5th District Constable and Postmaster citing his age as the reason. He goes on to recommend T. G. Wallace as his replacement.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Report from William Morest at Grenada, Mississippi, to L. M. Hall, chief of the Mississippi Secret Service, stating what part of the state he is working in. He also states that the officials from several counties are cooperating with him in his investigation into the assassination of W. F. Brantley, mayor of Winona, Mississippi, and his tracking of fugitives who have escaped from jail in those counties. He recounts his conversation with Brantley's widow. Morest further explains his intentions to carry out the investigation.