Creator

Date Original

circa 1870s

Description

This collection consists of one circular resolution of the State Grange of Arkansas, signed by Simon Hughes, Chairman, Executive Committee, Little Rock, Arkansas, dated 1870s.

Biographical/Historical Note

The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry was founded in December 1867. Arkansas' first Grange chapter was established in August 1872. Arkansas State Grange was founded in June 1873. The purpose of the Grange was to protect farmers from "middlemen and monopolists," and encouraged farmers to practice crop diversification and economic cooperation. Simon Pollard Hughes (1830-1906) was the fifteenth governor of Arkansas, attorney general, and associate justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one circular resolution of the State Grange of Arkansas, signed by Simon Hughes, Chairman, Executive Committee, Little Rock, Arkansas, dated 1870s.

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.087.010

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas Grange circular, SMC.087.010

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas Grange circular, 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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