Title

John Buchanan papers, 1859-1867

Creator

Date Original

1859-1867

Description

This collection contains one blank receipt and one letter to Mr. Williams from John Buchanan. The letter details different quantities of food stuffs that would be traded between the two families in the coming year.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Buchanan was born January 8, 1806, in Kentucky. He moved to Cane Hill, Arkansas, in 1827, where he married Ellen Crawford on September 16, 1830. They had ten children, eight of whom lived past childhood. He was a charter member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church established in Cane Hill in 1827. He became a minister for the denomination and was an agent for the American Bible Society in Arkansas. He died January 20, 1881.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Cane Hill, Washington County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.013b

Resource Type

Text

Collection

John Buchanan papers, SMC.002.013b

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John Buchanan 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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