Title

Phil Costar letter, 1840

Creator

Date Original

1840

Description

Correspondence discussing the possible sale of William Hunter's land in Monroe County, Arkansas, for two hundred dollars cash. Philip Costar, who lived in Monroe County, was advising against the sale for the proposed offer. This letter also describes property and agriculture in Monroe County, Arkansas, in 1840.

Biographical/Historical Note

Philip Costar served as postmaster, 1839-1843; County Clerk, 1838-1840; Sheriff, 1840-1846; and state representative, 1848-1850, for Monroe County, Arkansas. William F. Hunter was a United States Congressman representing Ohio’s 17th district from 1849-1853.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Monroe County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.003.009a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Phil Costar letter, SMC.003.009a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Phil Costar 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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