Creator

Date Original

1838

Description

This letter was written by D.G.W. Leavitt to David Thompson, apologizing for the delay in appraising Thompson's land in Jefferson County.

Biographical/Historical Note

D.G.W. Leavitt served as Postmaster of Arkansas Post, Arkansas County, before he moved to Napoleon, Desha County, Arkansas. He served as Desha County Clerk 1844-1846. In the spring of 1846, he and a group of eleven men set out for California. They arrived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but disappeared shortly afterward, on the Old Spanish Trail.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Jefferson County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.004a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

D.G.W. Leavitt letter, SMC.010.004a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

D.G.W. Leavitt 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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