From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from Sheriff Henry P. Scott to H. F. Hewson, Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn's private secretary, concerning whether or not Scott has made the appropriate bond before discharging the duties of his office as the sheriff of Issaquena County, Mississippi. Scott contends that he has made the appropriate bond and states that some within the county are acting against him in order to have him removed.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Letter from Sheriff James L. Mayfield of Issaquena County, Mississippi, to Mississippi Governor William L. Sharkey, asking Sharkey to appoint Charles J. Hallberg as county probate judge.