Letter from John A. Avirett, Jr. to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; February 21, 1862

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Title

Letter from John A. Avirett, Jr. to Mississippi Governor John J. Pettus; February 21, 1862

Subject

Murder
Mississippi
Sentence commutation

Description

In this letter, Confederate officer John Avirett Jr. is requesting that the Governor of Mississippi commute the murder sentence of David Henderson.

Creator

Avirett, John M. Jr.

Source

Mississippi Department of Archives and History
MDAH

Publisher

Civil War and Reconstruction Governor's of Mississippi
CWRGM

Date

1862-02-21

Contributor

Valimont, Brian

Rights

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Format

text

Language

English

Type

letter

Coverage

1860-1865