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Date Original

1867 July 18

Description

Voter registration of John S. Turner in Springhill Precinct, Hempstead County, Arkansas in 1867.

Transcription

No. 87
Spring Hill Precinct
Hempstead County,
July 18, 1867
We, the undersigned, Registers for Hempstead County, State of Arkansas,
certify, that John S. Turner has this day been by
us found qualified, and is registered as a Legal Voter in said State, under the first section of the
act of Congress supplementary to an "act to provide for the more efficient government of the Rebel
States."
Said John S. Turner is registered, and will
vote in Spring Hill precinct, of the said Hempstead County.
Ernest Wiedemann Register.
E.L. Pryor do. [ditto]
James Torrans do.

Physical Description

Document, 4.75" x 8"

Subjects

Voter registration; Voting

Contributor

Springhill Precinct, Hempstead County, Arkansas

Geographical Area

Springhill, Hempstead County (Ark.)

Language

English

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Nan Robson Brown collection, MSSA.0012

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

Voter registration of John S. Turner, Nan Robson Brown collection, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, Washington, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

Comments

The significance of the date, 1867, is the Reconstruction Era. It shows that John S. [Sugars] Turner was found qualified as a voter in the "Rebel States." Turner was the second husband of Ann "Nannie" Jane Conway. Ann was the oldest child of James Sevier Conway, the first governor of Arkansas. - Melissa Nesbitt

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