Creator

Date Original

1860

Description

This collection contains a land grant signed by President James Buchanan. This land patent is for section one, township five south, range eleven west, which lays in modern day Jefferson County, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

The United States Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office (GLO), transferred millions of acres of land from the federal government to private ownership between 1820 and 1908. Congress authorized disposal of these lands through various means and for various reasons, largely to encourage Americans to move west. Worden Pope received this land grant for 313 acres of land in Jefferson County,Arkansas, July 2, 1860.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Jefferson County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.013.021

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Worden Pope land grant, SMC.013.021

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Worden Pope land grant, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, 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

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