|Major Thomas Grafton|
In 1880, the paper published The Queen City of the South: Natchez, Mississippi -- a profusely illustrated guide to the important people, businesses, and resources in Natchez. Published by the NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT, and edited by Major Thomas Grafton, who provides an introduction titled, "Natchez: Its Past, Present and Future."
To download a .pdf of it, click here. I've just been told the .pdf address yields a 404 error message, so click here for the full text.
I got my first writing job at The Natchez Democrat way back in 1979. It will always hold a fond place in my heart.
Congratulations on 150 years!