Quotation by Federal Writers' Project Of The Wor

From a bed in this hotel Seargent S. Prentiss arose in the middle of the night and made a speech in defense of a bedbug that had bitten him. It was heard by a mock jury and judge, and the bedbug was formally acquitted.
Federal Writers' Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Mississippi: A Guide to the Magnolia State (The WPA Guide to Mississippi), p. 391, Viking Press (1938).

On the Old Oak Tree Inn, popular in the 1820s with Hinds County lawyers.
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