1809: Bank of Mississippi established in Natchez

Bank of Mississippi minutes from March 29, 1811 (MDAH Collection)
Bank of Mississippi minutes, March 29, 1811
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March 1809: President Jefferson appoints David Holmes Mississippi’s last territorial governor

Holmes’ tenure saw the end of extreme political factionalism, the tumultuous Creek War and War of 1812, and the transition to statehood.

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