Petition to support Blanche K. Bruce as a trustee of Alcorn University

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Petition to Governor Alcorn supporting Blanche K. Bruce as a trustee of Alcorn University.



Part of the Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project. Original held at the Mississippi Department of Archives & History.

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Jackson Miss
May 13th 1871

His Excellency
Gov J. L. Alcorn
Jackson Miss

We the undersigned have the honor to suggest the name of B. K. Bruce, Esq. as a suitable person for appointment as one of the Trustees of Alcorn University

O. S. Miles
Geo. S. Smith
Wm Gray
John [?]
C A Sullivan 18th Dist

A. S. Dowd
A Warner
H. Musgrove
R C Powers
R. Gleed
W. S. Rushing
Finis K. Little
W A Gibbs
Thos W. Stringer
J. M. P. Williams 4th
A. T. Morgan 13th Dist
H. M. Paine 26th Dist.
Jos Bennett 8th Dist
Chas. Calwell
Jno Watts
R. C. Leachman

Governor, I respectfully refer you to the Hon H. R. Revels for further information in regard to me

B. K. Bruce




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