Title

James Belcher land patent, 1838 August 2

Creator

Date Original

1838 August 2

Description

The land patent issued to James Belcher is for land in Arkansas County, Section 27, Township 4 South, Range 4 West.

Biographical/Historical Note

This patent was issued to James Belcher for land in Old River Township, Arkansas County. Arkansas County originally formed much of what is now Mississippi, Crittenden, Phillips, Poinsett, St. Francis, Monroe, Arkansas, Desha, Chicot, Ashley, Drew, Jefferson, and Prairie counties. This section of land stands between what is now Phillips County and Monroe County. James Belcher was a plantation owner, and in 1840 he owned 39 slaves. Seventeen of whom worked in agriculture.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

James Belcher land patent, SMC.002.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

James Belcher land patent, 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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