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Mississippi, as a Province, Territory and State, with Biographical Notices of Eminent Citizens. Vol I, by J.F.H. Claiborne (Power & Barksdale)
May 17: J.F.H. Claiborne dies in Natchez, two months after his home burned to the ground, taking with it the manuscript of the second volume of his magnum opus, Mississippi As A Province, Territory, and State.
A Sketch of Harvey's Scouts, Formerly of Jackson's Cavalry Division, Army of Tennessee ... Being a Part of the Second Volume of Claiborne's History of Mississippi, by J.F.H. Claiborne
Oration on the Life, Character and Public Services of the Hon. John C.
Calhoun: Delivered before the Ladies Calhoun Monument Association and the
Public, at Charleston, South Carolina,, by L.Q.C.
Lamar (Lucas, Richardson and Company).