Creator

Date Original

1838

Description

This collection contains one letter dated 1838, concerning the sale of a horse and the method of payment.

Biographical/Historical Note

J.M. Morris was a resident of Desha County and held a commission as notary public. This correspondenceis regarding Morris’ offer to buy a horse from Levy Lile for forty dollars. The letter was written in 1838, the same year that Desha County was created by the Arkansas Legislature. Named after War of 1812veteran Captain Benjamin Desha, Desha County is separated from Arkansas and Chicot Counties by twomajor rivers, the Arkansas River and the White River.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.012.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

J.M. Morris letter, SMC.012.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

J.M. Morris 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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