Creator

Date Original

1872-1884

Description

This collection contains correspondence, post office forms, legal papers, receipts, and other materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ozro A. Hadley was born on June 26, 1826, at Cherry Creek in Chautauqua County, New York, the son of Alvah Hadley and Eunice Bates Hadley. He served as Governor of Arkansas from 1871 to 1873 after Powell Clayton became a United States Senator. Hadley owned a plantation on Grand Prairie in Lonoke County, and served as the registrar of the United States Land Office at Little Rock from 1875 until 1877.President Rutherford B. Hayes appointed him postmaster of Little Rock on June 6, 1877, and he served until 1882, when he moved to New Mexico Territory. He died July 18, 1915.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Lonoke County (Ark.); Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000116

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ozro A. Hadley papers, MS.000116

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ozro A. Hadley papers, 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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