Description

Black and white sketch of Ebenezer and William Cummins, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

William Born 1800 on a farm in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Oldest of 12 children.. Began study of law.. Located at Little Rock 1824 and achieved front rank at the bar.. Partner of Albert Pike.. Elected to state legislature 1840, only political office he ever held.. Married Francine Notrebe.. Died March, 1843. Cummins Brothers Born 1818.. Acquired classical education at Middleton, KY.. Came to Arkansas 1838 and read law in officeof Pike and Cummins.. Law partner of Albert Pike 1848 to 1854. Then partner of A.H. Garland. Never sought or held public office.. A profound lawyer. Universally beloved.. Never married.. Indifferent to fashion or dress.. Died 1857. Ebenezer

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 15

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ebenezer and Cummins, 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.

Disciplines

United States History

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