HISTORY OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HEART OF THE SOUTH, Vol. I
xxi, 23-933 pp., index, 141 illus. Item #101
Contents: Physical Features of Mississippi; Aborigines of Mississippi; Legends, Myths and Eloquence of Mississippi Indians; Spanish Explorers; French Explorers; French Dominion; British Dominion; Spanish Dominion; Sargent Administration, 1798-1801; Administration of W.C.C. Claiborne; Williams and Mead Administrations, 1805-1809; David Holmes, Last Territorial Governor (1809-1817); Statehood; Leading Figures in the State's Early History; Expansion and Inflation; Under the Constitution of 1832; Continued Development; Mississippi in the War with Mexico; Sectional Issues in Mississippi; Mississippi Resists Coercion; Last Confederate Administration; and Mississippi in the War for Southern Independence.