Creator

Date Original

1855-1923

Description

This collection contains the correspondence, and legal and financial documents of William A. and John C. Carter.

Biographical/Historical Note

William A. Carter was a native of Tennessee. During the 1850s, he moved to Jennings Falls, Yell County, Arkansas. From 1859-1861, he was Justice of the Peace for Lower Lafave Township. He was also a farmer. In 1875, Carter was appointed one of three commissioners to establish a poor farm in Yell County. After William died in November 1876, his son, John C. Carter, worked his father's farm and handled the estate. John C. became postmaster in Jennings Falls, where he opened a dry goods, groceries, notions, and plantation supplies store.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Jennings Falls, Yell County (Ark.); Plainview, Yell County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000284

Resource Type

Text

Collection

William A. and John C. Carter, papers MS.000284

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

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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