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Six Colored Men.

The next Mississippi Legislature will be solidly Democratic. There will be ten Republicans in all in the House, five of whom will be white and five colored. The five colored are G. F. Bowles, of Adams county; S. B. Blackwell, of Issaquena; W. H. Harris, of Washington; F. B. Brooks, of Sharkey; and G. W. Huntley, of Bolivar county. G. F. Bowles, of Adams county, is a lawyer, Grand Chancellor K. of P., and S. C. of U. B. -Busy Bee.

D. H. Hopson, one of the Representatives from Coahoma county, is also a colored man, and has before held responsible offices. Blackwell and Brooks were members of the last House.


State Ledger, “State Ledger clipping,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed May 23, 2024,

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