Creator

Date Original

1832-1842

Description

This collection contains documents such as deeds, leases, and bonds, related to the leasing of the saltsprings in Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

In the early 1800s, the salt springs in Arkansas Territory were a highly sought-after commodity. The government, recognizing the value of salt, refused to sell land containing salt springs and leased it instead.Rights to the salt springs remained a controversial subject, but by the 1840s salt production was no longer a lucrative business in Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.015.010

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Salt springs records, SMC.015.010

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Salt springs records, 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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