Creator

Date Original

1875

Description

This writ notified Benjamin Stinnett of Marion County, Arkansas, of a five dollar fine. A writ is a written command in the name of a court or other legal authority to act in some way.

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin Stinnett was born in 1836 to David (1800-1868) and Elizabeth Wood Stinnett (1807-1896). Benjamin married Mary J. Duncan on July 28, 1857. He enlisted in Colonel Mitchell's Company C, 14th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, before transferring to Colonel McIntosh's company. He lost a leg during theCivil War and was approved for a Confederate pension in 1891.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Marion County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.018.018

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Benjamin Stinnett writ, SMC.018.018

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Benjamin Stinnett writ, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

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Disciplines

United States History

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