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Note:   There was a community named Gallatin, Ms. It was located about four miles west of Hazlehurst . It was formed in 1819, when two lawyers named Walter & Sanders came from Gallatin, Tennessee. They were joined by other settlers and formed a town which acquired the reputation of haveing a killin every week. In 1829, the Legislature granted Gallatin a charter and it became an incorporated municipality and county seat. From the town of Gillatin came such mean as Albert Gillatin Brown, who served as Governor fro m 1844-1848. Wiley Pope Harris, who was raised her; practiced law in Gillatin in 1839 and be came a member of Congress in 1853. Harris was the first delagate from Mississippi to the Montgomery Congress that framed the Constitution of the Confedercy and was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1890. There was a post office at Gillatin, because in early Mississippi Newspapers, there were always lists of people having mail at that post office.


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