Title

Arkansas Post Recensement [census] [photocopy], 1723 February 18

Creator

Date Original

1723 February 18

Description

This collection contains a photocopy of a census for Arkansas Post for 1723 in French.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arkansas Post was the first European settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley and present-day Arkansas. It was established by Henri de Tonti in 1686 as a French trading post on the banks of the lower Arkansas River. It changed locations and ownership several times over the next 100 years, but became part of the United States after the Louisiana Purchase if 1803. By 1819, it was the largest city in the region and was selected as the Arkansas Territory's first capital. The capital was moved to Little Rock in 1821.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas Post (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.001.006a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas Post Recensement [census] [photocopy], SMC.001.006a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas Post Recensement [census] [photocopy], 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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