This book consists of 6 main areas of interest. 1) a Historical background of the state of Mississippi. 2) English Land Grants, 1768-1779, this lists contains the names of grantee, date of grant and number of acres in the grant. 3) Spanish Census of the Natchez District, 1792, this list gives English spelling, of name as recorded and location of individual within the district. 4) Inhabitants of the Natchez District: 1810 (except Wilkinson County, which is for 1805), this list gives the head of household, county located in, and the number of white males & females over and under 21 years of age, and the number of free men of color and number of slaves within a household. 5) Inhabitants of Natchez District: 1816, this list gives name of head of household and county located in. 6) Inhabitants of the Mississippi Territory: 1816, this list gives name of head of household and county located in (except for Natchez Dist. which was reviewed in section #5).