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quoted in the Atlanta Constitution, It is now generally admitted with us that there is no more danger to the body politic from an ignorant and vicious black voter than from an illiterate and vicious white voter. This system of false counting is not indulged in with impunity. Its baleful influence has nowhere more clearly shown itself than in its effects upon the sense of justice of Southern men. Where else on earth would you get such a declaration as came from John P. Finley, of Greenville, Miss., for twelve years treasurer of his county—a declaration made in the presence of his fellow-citizens—that he did not consider ballot-box stuffing a crime, but a necessity; that in a case of race supremacy a man who stuffed a ballotbox would not forfeit either his social or business standing; and that ballot-box stuffing, so far as he knew, was looked upon by the best element in the South as a choice between necessary evils? You would search far before you would find the parallel of wha
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f Tennessee, north of the Spanish line of demarkation, and eastward from the Mississippi to the Chattahoochee......April 24, 1802 Outrages and murders by the bandit Mason and his gang along the great Natchez trace; the governor offers a reward for his head, which is brought to Washington by Little Harpe, who fled from Kentucky in 1799 and joined Mason in his depredations. Harpe and another of the band murder Mason for the reward, but are recognized, arrested, condemned, and executed at Greenville......1802 Weekly newspaper, the Natchez Gazette, published by Col. Andrew Marschalk at Natchez......1802 Natchez incorporated as a city......March 10, 1803 Jefferson College established at Washington by act of legislature......1803 Natchez hospital for sick and distressed boatmen employed in the navigation of the Mississippi River and others, incorporated......1804 Whole of the territory ceded to the United States by Georgia, north of the Mississippi Territory and south of T