2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Mississippi--Politics and government--To 1865.

  1. Joseph Holt papers, 1797-1917

    20,000 items ; 118 containers and 3 oversize ; 26.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of...

  2. John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    36,000 items ; 120 containers ; 91 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.