Creator

Date Original

1815-1816

Description

This collection contains early records for Lawrence County, including a census conducted by the sheriffin 1829.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawrence County, known as the "Mother of Counties," was established in 1815 as part of the Missouri Territory. It predates the Territory of Arkansas, which was not created until 1819, and included parts of Missouri and Oklahoma. The county was one of the five original counties of Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Lawrence County (Ark.); Missouri; Oklahoma

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.006

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Lawrence County (Ark.) records, SMC.010.006

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Lawrence County (Ark.) 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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