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This postcard features a black and white image of a group of grave markers, two of which belong to Sargent S. Prentiss, a Mississippi politician and Winthrop Sargent, the first Mississippi governor. The grave marker to the left is rectangular box shape and the marker in the center is a tall rectangular base with a triangular top and the marker to the right is a large rectangular box shape. foliage and trees are seen withing the cemetery and a stone or brick wall is seen behind the markers. The title of the card is printed beneath the bottom edge of the image and the name "Walter" is written in the bottom right corner of the card. The publisher's name is printed in the lower right corner of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Miss. Helen Wood in Indianapolis, Indiana. The card is postmarked Natchez, Mississippi, March 15, 1907 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is in the upper right corner.
J. Shields Dunbar Stationer
Mississippi Governors; graves; cemeteries
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Southwest Mississippi Region
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The Graves of Sargent S. Prentiss and Winthrop Sargent, the First Governor of Mississippi, Natchez, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University