ntitled to representation in Congress; and on July 14, 1868, the military relinquished to the civil authorities all legal control.
The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the national Constitution were ratified by Alabama, the latter Nov. 16, 1870.
Population in 1890, 1,508,073; in 1900, 1,828,697.
Governors of the Mississippi Territory.
Including the present States of Alabama and Mississippi.
Names.Term of office.
Winthrop Sargent1799 to 1801
Wm. C. C. Claiborne1801 to 1805
Robt. Williams1805 to 1809
David Holmes1809 to 1817
Governor of the Territory of Alabama.
Wm. Wyatt BibbMarch 1817 to Nov. 1819
Governors of the State of Alabama.
Wm. Wyatt BibbNov. 1819 to July, 1820
Thomas BibbJuly, 1820 to Nov. 1821
Israel PickensNov. 1821 to Nov. 1825
John MurphyNov. 1825 to Nov. 1829
Gabriel MooreNov. 1829 to Mar. 1831
Saml. B. MooreMar. 1831 to Nov. 1831
John GayleNov. 1831 to Nov. 1835
Clement C. ClayNov. 1835 to July, 1837
Hugh McVayJuly, 1837 to Nov. 1837
, the legislature ratified the Fourteenth and Fifteenth amendments to the national Constitution.
By act of Congress, Feb. 23, 1870, Mississippi was readmitted into the Union, and on March 10 Governor Alcorn was inaugurated, and the civil authority assumed rightful control.
Population in 1890, 1,289,600; in 1900, 1,551,270.
See United States, Mississippi, in vol.
Winthrop Sargent appointed May 10, 1798
William C. C. Claiborne appointed July 10, 1801
Robert Williams appointed 1804
David Holmesappointed March, 1809
David Holmes term begins Nov. 1817
George Poindexter term begins Nov. 1819
Walter Leaketerm beginsNov. 1821
Lieut.-Gov. Gerard C. Brandon actingNov. 1825
David Holmesterm beginsNov. 1825
Gerard C. Brandonterm beginsNov. 1827
Abram W. Scott term beginsNov. 1831
Lieut.-Gov. Fountain Winston actingNov. 1833
Hiram G, Runnelsterm begins Jan. 1834
Charles Lynchterm beginsJan. 1836
Alexander G. McNutt, Democratter
of Washington county, showing 733 whites, 494 negro slaves, and twenty-three free negroes......1800
[Mobile not included, being under Spanish rule.]
Congress provides a legislature for the Territory......1800
President Jefferson appoints William C. C. Claiborne, of Tennessee, governor......1801
Georgia cedes to the United States all between the 31st and the 35th parallels for $1,250,000......April 24, 1802
Congress extends the Mississippi Territory to 35° N.......1804
Robert Williams, of North Carolina, governor......1805
Madison county created......1808
David Holmes, of Virginia, governor......1809
Baldwin county created......1809
The three counties in what is now Alabama have 6,422 whites and 2,624 negroes......1810
Madison gazette started at Huntsville......1812
United States forces occupy Spanish west Florida, and the district east of Pearl River and south of 31° N. is added to the Mississippi Territory......1812-13
Spanish garrison at Fort