From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Ames Collection. Letter from F. Heiderhoff in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi to Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames, informing Ames that the sheriff of Hancock County, Mississippi, is neglecting his duties as tax collector.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Letter from G. C. Chandler to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, containing a clipping from the Democrats of Handsboro, Mississippi, concerning the resolutions adopted during a joint racial meeting within Jackson County, Mississippi. Chandler also mentions Alcorn turning down a Senate seat, and that he has supporters in Jackson County, Mississippi who are satisfied with him. There is also mention of someone in the county trying to destroy the confidence of the African American citizens against Alcorn, but those efforts are backfiring against that person.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Alcorn Collection. Report from George Wood and C. Halley to Mississippi Governor James L. Alcorn, of a meeting at the courthouse of Jackson County, Mississippi, where a resolution of support was issued for the administration of Alcorn.
From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Pettus Collection. Letter from W. G. Kendall in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, informing Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus of an effort on the Gulf Coast to defeat him in the upcoming election.