Creator

Date Original

1876

Description

Letter from Flippin to David Walker complimenting him on his recent speech on Arkansas history

Biographical/Historical Note

William B. Flippin was born in 1817 in Monroe County, Kentucky, to Thomas H. and Elizabeth BaughFlippin. In 1841, William married Agnes W. Adams in Izard County, Arkansas. They settled in MarionCounty, Arkansas, and had seven children: Thomas H., James A., John P., Elizabeth, Ella Jane, Letitia,and Matilda.Flippin was very active in local politics. He served as County Surveyor, 1838-1848 and 1852-1854;Justice of the Peace for several years; State Representative in 1854 and 1874; and County Judge,1864-1868. In 1877, he wrote a historical account of the Tutt and Everett War, which was later publishedin the Arkansas Historical Quarterly entitled "The Tutt and Everett War in Marion County."

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Kentucky

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.008.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

W.B. Flippin letter, SMC.008.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

W.B. Flippin 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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