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Date Original

1906 December 27

Description

Letter with a business proposition sent from Ohio River Contractor Eichel Lime and Stone Company to Swan C. Dowell, principal administrator for the Village Creek Drainage Disctrict.

Biographical/Historical Note

Swan C. Dowell was an enterprising land developer who was involved in many projects, including drainage districts, road development, and real estate. The first drainage district he aided in administrating was Village Creek in Walnut Ridge, which was instrumental in producing viable land for local farmers.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Subjects

Dredging; Farms; Farming; Rivers; Construction; Business enterprises

Contributor

Charles J. Eichel

Geographical Area

Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MSNE.0089, Box 1, Folder 1

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Lawrence County (Ark.) Drainage District records, MSNE.0089

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Charles Eichel to Swan Dowell, Lawrence County (Ark.) Drainage District records, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Rights

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Disciplines

Agriculture | United States History

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