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Series 456 consists of transcriptions of Jackson, Mississippi, General Land Office records made by Works Progress Administration Historical Records Survey employees in the late 1930s from originals then held by the State Land Commissioner. The transcriptions include the following: an abstract of land patents, Jackson, Mississippi, ca. 1824-1853; Choctaw District field notes of Edward R. Downing, undated; a field notebook of E. H. Wailes, 1823; field notes, 1821; a land patent book for Jackson, Mississippi, 1841-1919; and correspondence of Levin Wailes and Benjamin L. C. Wailes, 1795-1859 (indexed). The transcriptions were made as part of a Survey of Federal Archives project. Series 456 was digitized by FamilySearch onsite at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in 2011. The images are arranged alphabetically by transcription name.

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