David Holmes served as both the territorial and state governor of Mississippi
In 1809, President Thomas Jefferson appointed ... As Mississippi’s first institution of higher education, Jefferson College became one of the first state supported schools in the United States. During his service as territorial governor, Holmes dealt ...
Pontotoc plans historical markers on Lewis trek
Officials told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal the county wants ... and information on indigenous nations. President Thomas Jefferson appointed Lewis governor of Upper Louisiana in 1806. On Sept. 3, 1809, Lewis set out for Washington D.C., where ...
Thomas Jefferson Biography
Nevertheless, the serious and precocious Jefferson fell in with a circle of older scholars that included Professor William Small, Lieutenant Governor ... In 1784 Thomas Jefferson arrived in Paris as a trade representative appointed by the Continental ...
Treason: Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson, and the Constitution
Aaron Burr’s disaffection with the federal government began six years earlier when he was denied the presidency by the House of Representatives. After equaling Thomas Jefferson ... Mississippi, where he was to be interrogated by the territorial Governor.
In the following excerpts from their travel journals, Ambrose and Brinkley enter the United States through its Gulf gateway, discuss Thomas ... President Jefferson appointed two Commissioners -- William Claiborne, former governor of the Mississippi ...