Creator

Date Original

1889

Description

This letter, written by Sam Box to his brother, discusses business transactions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Box was born March 1, 1845, in Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, the son of William P. and Hannah Cantwell Box. Samuel enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1864. Refusing to accept the terms of surrender, Box went to Mexico, later living in Oregon and Missouri. In 1879, he moved to Benton County, Arkansas, joining his family who had moved there some years earlier. The same year he married Mollie E. Comer Neill; they had three children. Sam Box was the postmaster for seven years at Hico (now Siloam Springs) in Benton County.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.035.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Sam Box letter, SMC.035.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Sam Box letter, 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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