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Kemper County Vindicated: And a Peep at Radical Rule in Mississippi ...
James Daniel Lynch
No preview available - 2015
Adelbert Ames affairs Alcorn appointed armed arrested assassin authorities board of supervisors canvass carpet bagger cause chancellor character charge Chisolm and Gilmer circuit court circumstances citizens clan clerk colored committee corruption County of Kemper crime crowd Dawson death Democratic deputy Dick Evans duties election excitement fact Federal feeling friends Governor Ames grand jury guilty hand hundred indictment Jackson jail John Gully John W Judge Chisolm justice Kalb Kemper County killed legislature levied Madison County matter McRea ment military Mississippi murder negroes never oath occasion partisan peace Perry Moore persons pistol political procured purpose race radical party radical rule Republican Rush says scalawag Scooba seemed senate sheriff shot slander Southern speech testimony tion told town trial vote W. W. Chisolm Winston County writer Yazoo County young
Page 78 - tis slander; Whose edge is sharper than the sword ; whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile; whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world : kings, queens, and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters.
Page 26 - I certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the original on file in the Department of State.
Page 55 - The killing of a human being, without a design to effect death, by the act, procurement, or culpable negligence of another, while such other is engaged in the perpetration...
Page 54 - The killing of a human being, without the authority of law, by poison, shooting, stabbing or any other means, or in any other manner, is either murder, manslaughter or excusable or justifiable homicide, according to the facts and circumstances of each case.
Page 410 - In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall have a right to be heard by himself and by counsel; to demand the nature and cause of the accusation...
Page 313 - though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small.
Page 391 - It was hoped by many that a period of great prosperity would follow the reorganization of the State, and provision was accordingly made for a costly government, but that hope has given place to despair. Every day the people have grown poorer ; lands have diminished in value ; wages have grown less, and all industries have become more and more paralyzed. It is daily harder and harder for the people even to live ; and many hearts are saddened to-day, burdened with dread lest the little home, only shelter...
Page 395 - State has become rich and prosperous, let all salaries and public expenditures be graded not according to the merits and capacities of officials, but be reduced and graded to the lowest possible scale compatible with the efficiency of most rigid economy administration suited to the extreme poverty of the people.