Creator

Date Original

1989

Description

This collection contains an article on Reverend Fountain Brown, which was submitted to the Arkansas Historical Quarterly, and written by Howard C. Westwood.

Biographical/Historical Note

Reverend Fountain Brown was a preacher and elder of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His was the first conviction for violating the Emancipation Proclamation that went to the President for review. He allegedly sold Blacks he had owned before the Proclamation back into slavery. Brown, once a resident of Tennessee, had come to Arkansas to spread the gospel a few years before its 1836 statehood. He had settled in the village of Flat Bayou near Pine Bluff.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.071.029

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Reverend Fountain Brown article, SMC.071.029

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Reverend Fountain Brown article, 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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