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Mississippi Governor Benjamin Grubb Humphreys

This is the official painting from the online site of┬áthe Mississippi State Archives, from Humphreys’ brief tenure as Mississippi’s twenty-sixth governor immediately after the war, which has a curious history. He was a wealthy Delta planter and slave owner who … Continue reading

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