Title

Elisha Baxter vs. Sterling Tucker: Pulaski County circuit court, 1865

Creator

Date Original

1865

Description

This collection contains documents pertaining to the lawsuit Elisha Baxter versus Sterling Tucker, et al. Included are the complaint and answer.

Biographical/Historical Note

During the Civil War, Elisha Baxter was captured in Missouri by Confederate troops in Spring 1863. He was imprisoned in Little Rock but escaped. He brought suit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against those who had imprisoned him. Baxter (1827-1899) served as Arkansas governor at the end of Reconstruction.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.003

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Elisha Baxter vs. Sterling Tucker: Pulaski County circuit court, SMC.002.003

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Elisha Baxter vs. Sterling Tucker: Pulaski County circuit court, 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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