Viewing page 165 of 284

M. 3. FB.D.C. 1866
S. 104. FBSM. 1866
Corinth Miss
July 16" 1866.

McAmis J.
Mayor of Corinth

States that on hearing of the killing of the negroes he issued a warrant for the arrest of the murderer, who, he ascertained in a few days, had gone to the sheriff, submitted his case and was acquitted. The evidence before the coroner showed that the negroes commenced the attach and were armed with an axe and a knife

Freedman's Bureau State of Miss Received JUL 26 1866

Rec'd F.B.D.C. July 17" 1866.

Bureau R F & A L
Office Sub Com'r
Columbus Miss July 24 66
E.B.D.C. pg 13.
Respectfully forwarded to Bvt Major AW Preston A.D.C. & A A A G Bu R F & A L for State of Miss, for information
Geo. S. Smith
Capt Bt Major
Sub Com'r
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.