Creator

Date Original

1870

Description

This Texas Act granted right-of-way in Texas to the Thirty-fifth Parallel Railroad Company. In 1870,the railroad company extended its railroad and telegraph lines into the north-western part of Texas, from Arkansas and Indian Territory. This collection contains a hand written copy of the Texas Act signed byJames Newcomb, the Secretary of State for Texas from 1870-1874.

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1870, the Thirty-fifth Parallel Railroad Company extended its railroad and telegraph lines into the north-western part of Texas along the hundredth degree of longitude and the thirty-fifth parallel of latitude, from Arkansas and Indian Territory. The Thirty-fifth Parallel Railroad Company had an office in Little Rock, Arkansas, where this certified copy was stored.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Texas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.014.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Thirty-fifth Parallel Railroad Company act, SMC.014.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thirty-fifth Parallel Railroad Company act, 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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