Creator

Date Original

1837-1838

Description

These letters from Isaac Murphy were to a Mr. Evans, which contain information related to Murphy'ssurveying duties. A note and envelope from the donor are also included within the folder.

Biographical/Historical Note

Isaac Murphy (1799-1882) and his wife moved to Arkansas in 1834, settling at Fayetteville, where hebecame a land surveyor, lawyer, and teacher. Murphy was the only convention delegate to vote againstsecession before the Civil War, and later served as governor of Union-controlled Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.012.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Isaac Murphy letters, SMC.012.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Isaac Murphy letters, 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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