Creator

Date Original

1890

Description

This collection contains a letter written by R.W. Martin the president of the Batesville & Brinkley Railroad Company.

Biographical/Historical Note

On Dec. 7, 1881, a charter was filed in the Secretary of State’s office for a line of railroad between Batesville and Brinkley, it was known as the Batesville & Brinkley Railroad. The company purchased an existing railroad from Cotton Plant to Brinkley. Then the railroad was built northward toward Newport to Jacksonport, Arkansas. R.W. Martin was the president of the railroad in 1890.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Hot Springs, Garland County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.037.041

Resource Type

Text

Collection

R.W. Martin letter, SMC.037.041

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

R.W. Martin 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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