Creator

Date Original

1825-1852

Description

This collection contains material regarding Arkansas as a territory and its early statehood. Content includes military bounty land records, a sheriff's census, and a tax receipt for Independence County, Arkansas. Independence county was established in 1820, and originally contained all or part of 15 of Arkansas's current counties, including Fulton, Baxter, Sharp, Izard, Stone, Cleburne, Van Buren, White, Jackson and Woodruff.

Biographical/Historical Note

Independence County, established in 1820, originally contained all or part of 15 of Arkansas's current counties, including Fulton, Baxter, Sharp, Izard, Stone, Cleburne, Van Buren, White, Jackson and Woodruff.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Subjects

Arkansas Territory; Bounties, Millitary--United States; Census; Sheriffs; Receipts (Acknowledgements)

Geographical Area

Independence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.0009.0008a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Independence County records, SMC.0009.0008a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Independence County records, SMC.0009.0008a, 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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