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who takes things as easy as any man in the Legislature. Mr. M. is a man of about thirty years of age, a native of Virginia, very stout and fleshy, and generally has a pleasant smile on his face. He was deprived of school privileges in his younger days, but has made some progress through efforts of his own.

He was on the police force in Vicksburg in 1870; in 1871 he was appointed an alderman from his ward by Gov. Alcorn; and at the election of November, 1871, he was elected to the Legislature by a large majority. He is a genial companion, and very fond of the society of ladies.



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