To the voters of Simpson and Copiah County; September 18, 1861

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Creator:King, Benjamin
Title:To the voters of Simpson and Copiah County; September 18, 1861

To the voters of Simpson and Copiah Counties,' a broadside written by Benjamin King, candidate for the Mississippi Senate. He opposed taxation, in particular county volunteer relief taxes, was in sympathy with the aims of the stay law, and supported Governor Brown for the Confederate Senate. He answers charges that he cut off a man's lips while an officer in the Pettus Relief and resigned to avoid punishment, naming D.W. Stephens, W. H. Bondurant and Leonard Redus as witnesses to the contrary. 1861

Local identification number: 20-148

Subjects:Elections | Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 12th. Company D | Taxation | Debt relief | Law | Brown, Albert Gallatin, 1813-1880 | Confederate States of America | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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