Title

Matthew Cunningham letter, 1840

Creator

Date Original

1840

Description

This printed letter written by Little Rock Tippecanoe Club includes a note written by Matthew Cunningham requesting that H.B. Rose send a delegate from Franklin County to the Young Men's Whig Convention held in Little Rock July 1840.

Biographical/Historical Note

Matthew Cunningham (1782-1851) was elected in 1831 as the first mayor of the city of Little Rock, Arkansas. He was also the first physician within the city. Before coming to Arkansas in 1820, he married Eliza Wilson Bertrand, widow of Pierre Bertrand and mother of Charles P. Bertrand, while living in New York.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Franklin County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.003.016

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Matthew Cunningham letter, SMC.003.016

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Edward Cunningham 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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