Creator

Date Original

1836

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Lawrence Thompson clerk of Greene County, Arkansas to Elias N. Conway, State Auditor on October 28, 1836.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawrence Thompson settled in Greene County, Arkansas about 1833, and settled on the east side of Crowley's Ridge. When the volume of legal and court activities in the area required a seat of law, Lawrence Thompson and Isaac Brookfield wrote a petition seeking permission to organize a county. Lawrence Thompson became the first county and circuit clerk of Greene County.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Greene County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.060.007

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Lawrence Thompson letter, SMC.060.007

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Lawrence Thompson letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Disciplines

United States History

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