Creator

Date Original

1841

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Grandison D. Royston to the Reverend Mr. McKenzie.

Biographical/Historical Note

Grandison Delaney Royston (1809–1889) was a prominent Arkansas politician. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee and later moved to Arkansas. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1837 and the Arkansas State Senate in 1858. He represented the state in the First Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1864 In 1874 Royston was elected president of the Arkansas Constitutional Convention. He died August 14, 1889 in Washington, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Washington, Hempstead County (Ark.); Clarksville, Red River County, Texas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.037.057

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Grandison D. Royston letter, SMC.037.057

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Grandison D. Royston 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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