Henry P. Scott (Issaquena County)


Henry P. Scott

State House: 1878-1879

Born: North Carolina

Planter. Also served as sheriff (appointed by Governor Alcorn and then reelected) and tax collector of Issaquena County. Estimated birth year varies widely: 1846 in the 1878 House Journal, 1825 on the 1870 census, and 1830 on the 1880 census. Listed with wife Nancy and family on the 1870 census in Vicksburg and the 1880 census in Issaquena County.

Testimony of H.P. Scott before Senate committee, 1876


Signature of Henry P. Scott from an 1871 letter to Governor Alcorn's office