Creator

Date Original

1885

Description

This collection contains a promissory note signed by J.S. Hurlbut for 100 dollars payable to the Pacific and Great Eastern Railroad Company upon completion of a railroad between Fayetteville and Madison County signed April 8, 1885.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Pacific and Great Eastern Railroad, was projected to run from the Missouri bootheel to the western boundary of Arkansas, near Cincinnati in Washington County. This line was proposed to be linked with the much larger United States and Mexico Railway. The Pacific and Great Eastern Railroad was incorporated on October 23, 1884 and a small line was built from Fayetteville to Wymann and only operated for six years before abandoned.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.055.025

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Pacific and Great Eastern Railroad promissory note, SMC.055.025

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Pacific and Great Eastern Railroad promissory note, 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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