Creator

Date Original

1850-1867

Description

This collection contains correspondence, and legal and financial papers of Jonas March Tebbetts.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jonas March Tebbetts was a lawyer, judge, and civic leader at Fayetteville, Arkansas, around 1840 through 1862. Tebbetts married Matilda Winlock, a student at the Fayetteville Female Seminary. Associated with the State Bank for a time, Tebbetts is possibly best known for building the Headquarters House located at 118 East Dickson Street in 1853. A Union sympathizer, Tebbetts was imprisoned at Fort Smith in 1862. Following the death of General Benjamin McCulloch at the Battle of Pea Ridge, Tebbetts was freed. Tebbetts, with his wife and children, moved with to St. Louis, Missouri, shortly thereafter.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000350

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Jonas M. Tebbetts papers, MS.000350

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Jonas M. Tebbetts papers, 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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