Creator

Date Original

1846

Description

This letter was written by Governor Thomas S. Drew to Elias N. Conway, Auditor, asking Conway to provide him with statistical information.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas S. Drew was born in Tennessee, August 25, 1802. He moved to Arkansas Territory in 1817,settling in Clark County, where he served as county clerk from 1823 to 1825. He later moved to Lawrence County, and served as a delegate to the Arkansas Constitutional Convention in 1836. He was elected governor in 1844 and 1848. He resigned before the end of his second term and moved to Lampasas County, Texas, where he remained until his death in 1879.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Tennessee; Texas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.007.014

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Thomas S. Drew letter, SMC.007.014

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thomas S. Drew 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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