Creator

Date Original

1825-1832

Description

This collection contains two letterbooks of correspondence, petitions, and other official materials of the Territory of Arkansas. Also included is an address by Governor George Izard, second territorial governor, to the members of the legislature.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arkansas Territory was organized on July 4, 1819. The territory existed until the state of Arkansas was admitted to the Union in 1836. Arkansas Post served as the first territorial capital. In 1821, the capital was moved to Little Rock, where it remained.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.009.012

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas Territory official correspondence, SMC.009.012

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas Territory official correspondence, 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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