Title

Eli Colby letter, 1841

Creator

Date Original

1841

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Eli Colby gathering information on both current and prospective subscribers of the Times and Advocate newspaper.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eli Colby was born December 25, 1814, at Warner, New Hampshire. He moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1838, and soon became the editor and publisher of the Times and Advocate newspaper. He served as a Justice of the Peace for several years and was elected Mayor of Little Rock in a special election to fill a vacancy in 1843. He died March 15, 1844, after a long illness and was buried with Masonic honors.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.003.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Eli Colby letter, SMC.003.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Eli Colby letter, 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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