Creator

Date Original

1850-1853

Description

This collection contains receipts and certificates of commissions for members of the Internal Improvement Fund.

Biographical/Historical Note

On December 30, 1848, the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas passed a law entitled "An act to distribute the proceeds of the 500,000 acres of land donated to the State of Arkansas for Internal Improvements." This act also established a board of Internal Improvement Commissioners consisting of elected officials from different counties across the state.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.009.010

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Internal Improvement Fund records, SMC.009.010

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Internal Improvement Fund records, 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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