Description

Black and white sketch of Samuel Adams, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

A faithful public servant

Born in Virginia June 1805.. His parents moved to Tennessee where he grew to manhood.. Came to Arkansas in 1835 and located on Cabin Creek in Johnson County.. Became wealthy.. Homestead land and bought up much more.. Was president of a Van Buren bank..

Elected to the state senate and was made president of that body. Became acting acting governor 1844 when Gov. Yell announced for congress.. Served the remaining months of that term and was then elected state treasurer. Adams' son - John D.- became Civil War major and noted steamboat operator. General Jas. Fagan was S. Adams' step-son. Samuel Adams died Feb. 27, 1850.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 01

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Samuel Adams, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, 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.

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