Creator

Date Original

1872-1883

Description

This collection contains 79 judgments for claims against the State of Arkansas (including militia judgments), a letter from Charles Collins concerning a case, and an agreement regarding a payment from an estate.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Arkansas Claims Commission's primary function is the hearing and adjudication of claims against the state of Arkansas, its agencies, and its institutions. Established by the 1874 Arkansas Constitution, it serves as a fact-finding body for the General Assembly. The Commission hears and determines claims for property damage, personal injury, refunds, and breach of contract. Charles Standish Collins was a Little Rock, Arkansas, attorney in the late 1800s. He was a partner in the law firm "Collins and Balch" on Markham Street.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.035.025

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas state claims records, SMC.035.025

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas state claims 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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