Creator

Date Original

1916 October 19

Description

This collection contains the Anti-Horse Thief Association, Arkansas Division, proceedings of the eleventh annual session held at Bentonville on October 19, 1916.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Anti-Horse Thief Association (AHTA) was founded in 1854 by David McKee in Clark County, Missouri. The association was a vigilante committee that organized in order to protect personal property, namely horses, from thieves. This organization produced several chapters in neighboring states, including Arkansas. The members were encouraged to bring criminals to the appropriate authorities and assist the officers in discharging their duties.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.173.007

Resource Type

Text

Collection

The Anti-Horse Thief Association, Eleventh Annual Session, proceedings, SMC.173.007

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

The Anti-Horse Thief Association, Eleventh Annual Session, proceedings, 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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