Creator

Date Original

1840-1869

Description

This collection contains a ledger kept by William Ratcliffe and others. It contains notes, a ledger of rental accounts paid, expenditures for building supplies, and other miscellaneous notes. It has the names of William Ratcliffe, Jack Johnson, and Jack [Collsell] written in the front and back. It is unknown for which buildings the rental accounts and supplies were purchased.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Cummins Ratcliffe was born on March 12, 1839, in Arkansas County, Arkansas, to William and Mary Cummins Ratcliffe. He married Margaret Matilda Hanger in 1873 in Pulaski County, Arkansas. They had four children: Cummins, Matilda, Mary, and William. Ratcliffe was a lawyer in Little Rock for over 30 years. He also served throughout the Civil War in the "Capital City Guards," later a part of Company A, 6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment. He died on September 20, 1920.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.180.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

William Cummins Ratcliffe ledger, SMC.180.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

William Cummins Ratcliffe ledger, 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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