Relief of destitute persons in districts overflowed by the Mississippi River.
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Relief of destitute persons in districts overflowed by the Mississippi River.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Disaster relief,
  • Floods,
  • Mississippi River

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Other titlesRelief of persons made destitute by Mississippi River floods
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16123010M

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The flood of , is higher than either, or tlian any on record. The A'ast area of the overflow is estimated as follows by Wm. J. McCul- loh, Esq.: formerly and for many years United States Surveyor General for Louisiana, a practical engineer and especially familiar with the inun- dated districts. war for stores for destitute person in the districts overflowed by th Mississippi and trioutaries and a i thorizes the cooperation with till + state authorities in the distribution After a short executive session the Senate adjourned MOOSE Washington 23 Chalmers stated that in consequence of the overflow of the Mississippi River Mississippi Code Title 43 - PUBLIC WELFARE Chapter 31 - POOR PERSONS § - Jurisdiction; county homes § - Purchase land and erect buildings § - May sell or exchange the property § - Rules for government of county home § - Pauper employed in labor § - Relief until removal § Any person or persons who shall, by placards, or other writing, or verbally, attempt by threats, direct or implied, of injury to the person or property of another, to intimidate such other person into an abandonment or change of home or employment, shall, upon conviction, be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding six months, or in the.

counties, and comprising what is known as the Yazoo and Mississippi Delta, bounded on the east by the Yazoo river, and the highlands, about 15 miles east of the Sunflower river, in the very heart of the richest cotton region of that State. “In Arkansas the overflow from opposite to Memphis to Helena (about miles direct) has an average width of 40 miles, being all of the county of. courts of Mississippi. The abolition of the forms of action furnishes a single, uniform procedure by which a litigant may present a claim in an orderly manner to a court empowered to give whatever relief is appropriate and just; the substantive and remedial principles that applied prior to the advent of these rules are not changed. PEOPLE; Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just Full text of "Report Of The National Flood Relief Commission " See other formats.   In its efforts to reach the Gulf of Mexico, the mighty Mississippi River carried its overflow from the north into the Lower Mississippi River Valley in and in The Flood of In one of the early reports of flooding, the Daily Globe of .

Page 3. HOUSE JOURNAL. MONDAY, February 20th, At a called session of the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, convened at Columbus, on Monday the twentieth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, in compliance with the Constitution of the State and the Laws in conformity therewith, and in the sovereignty of the State the 48th, and in the. The people living in this region of the state rode out the floodwaters of the Mississippi River Flood, the worst recorded inundation in the United States and rebuilt their lives only to find themselves faced with the worst economic calamity in our country's history. Mississippi Code The Secretary of State’s searchable Unannotated Mississippi Code is a link to information provided by LexisNexis Publishing, the official publisher of the Mississippi Code. For further information about the official Unannotated Mississippi Code or to report errors, contact LexisNexis at [email protected] Files are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Download the free Adobe Reader by clicking the image below To purchase a printed copy of the detailed map for $, email your request to: [email protected] Include your name, mailing address, phone number, the specific map you are requesting (County, State, etc.) and number of copies.