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1906 December 27
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.
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.
Document, 8.5" x 11"
Dredging; Farms; Farming; Rivers; Construction; Business enterprises
Charles J. Eichel
Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County (Ark.)
MSNE.0089, Box 1, Folder 1
Lawrence County (Ark.) Drainage District records, MSNE.0089
Arkansas State Archives
Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives
Letter, Charles Eichel to Swan Dowell, Lawrence County (Ark.) Drainage District records, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.
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